Perioperative anaphylactic reactions: Review and procedure protocol in paediatrics.

@article{Gomez2015PerioperativeAR,
  title={Perioperative anaphylactic reactions: Review and procedure protocol in paediatrics.},
  author={A V Michavila Gomez and M T Belver Gonzalez and Nahum {\'A}lvarez and Maria Teresa Giner Mu{\~n}oz and Vicente Hernando Sastre and J A Porto Arceo and B Vila Indur{\'a}in},
  journal={Allergologia et immunopathologia},
  year={2015},
  volume={43 2},
  pages={203-14}
}
Perioperative anaphylactic reactions are immediate, hypersensitive reactions that are potentially life-threatening resulting from a sudden release of mediators from mast cells and basophiles, due to either immune (IgE or non-IgE mediated) or non-immune mechanisms. The most frequent causing agents are neuromuscular blocking agents (NMBAs), latex and antibiotics, with latex being the first cause in paediatrics. With regard to perioperative anaphylactic reactions, the usual early signs and… CONTINUE READING