Suxamethonium induces a prompt increase in the bispectral index

Abstract

Upon inducting general anesthesia in the operating room, we have observed a prompt increase in the bispectral index (BIS) after the intravenous injection of suxamethonium. We hypothesized that the cause of this BIS increase is muscle hyperactivity owing to fasciculation. However, no reports have been published regarding this abrupt increase in the BIS upon… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MD.0000000000006670

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