Profile of sugammadex for reversal of neuromuscular blockade in the elderly: current perspectives

@inproceedings{Carron2018ProfileOS,
  title={Profile of sugammadex for reversal of neuromuscular blockade in the elderly: current perspectives},
  author={Michele Carron and Francesco Bertoncello and Giovanna Ieppariello},
  booktitle={Clinical interventions in aging},
  year={2018}
}
The number of elderly patients is increasing worldwide. This will have a significant impact on the practice of anesthesia in future decades. Anesthesiologists must provide care for an increasing number of elderly patients, who have an elevated risk of perioperative morbidity and mortality. Complications related to postoperative residual neuromuscular blockade, such as muscle weakness, airway obstruction, hypoxemia, atelectasis, pneumonia, and acute respiratory failure, are more frequent in… CONTINUE READING