Nicardipine enhances diaphragmatic fatigue.

  title={Nicardipine enhances diaphragmatic fatigue.},
  author={Yoshitaka Fujii and Hidenori Toyooka and Keisuke Amaha},
  journal={Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthesie},
  volume={41 5 Pt 1},
The effects of nicardipine, a calcium channel blocker, on diaphragmatic fatigue were studied in 20 anaesthetized, mechanically ventilated dogs divided into two groups: control group (Group C, n = 10) and nicardipine group (Group N, n = 10). Diaphragmatic fatigue was induced by intermittent supramaximal electric stimulation to bilateral phrenic nerves at a… CONTINUE READING