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Anaesthetic management of a patient with facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy.
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PMID:  2930676     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We describe the anaesthetic management of a patient with a rare form of muscular dystrophy (Facioscapulohumeral or Landouzy-Dejerine type). Anaesthesia and controlled ventilation using alfentanil-nitrous oxide and atracurium was satisfactory. In this patient, sensitivity to atracurium was found to be similar to that of the normal population, but more rapid recovery was observed.
D L Dresner; H H Ali
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of anaesthesia     Volume:  62     ISSN:  0007-0912     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Anaesth     Publication Date:  1989 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-05-24     Completed Date:  1989-05-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372541     Medline TA:  Br J Anaesth     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  331-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114.
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MeSH Terms
Facial Muscles / physiopathology
Muscular Dystrophies / physiopathology,  surgery*
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