Vecuronium

Known as: Piperidinium, 1-((2Beta,3alpha,5alpha,16beta,17beta)-3,17-bis(acetyloxy)-2-(1-piperidinyl)androstan-16-yl)-1-methyl-, Vercuronium 
A synthetic, intermediate-acting mono-quaternary steroid and non-depolarizing neuromuscular blocking agent, with muscle relaxant activity. Vecuronium… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Sugammadex rapidly reverses rocuronium-induced neuromuscular block. This study explored the dose-response relation of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Residual neuromuscular blockade remains a problem even after short surgical procedures. The train-of-four (TOF) ratio… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
We have investigated residual block after anaesthesia which included the use of the neuromuscular blocking agent vecuronium but… (More)
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2000
2000
BACKGROUND The authors evaluated the influence of temperature on the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of vecuronium because… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND After anaesthesia involving pancuronium a high incidence of both residual neuromuscular block and postoperative… (More)
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1995
1995
We have investigated the interaction between magnesium sulphate 40 mg kg-1 i.v. and vecuronium. First, we determined the effect… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
BACKGROUND Succinylcholine has been the agent of choice when clinical conditions require emergency airway protection during a… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
BACKGROUND The muscle relaxant vecuronium is sometimes administered to facilitate mechanical ventilation. Neuromuscular paralysis… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The relationships between cytochrome oxidase blobs, ocular-dominance columns, and iso-orientation domains, subsystems underlying… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
We compared the duration of action and recovery times for vecuronium in normothermic and mildly hypothermic patients. Ten… (More)
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