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Heterozygous Atypical Cholinesterase: Management During ECT.
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PMID:  11941179     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 70-year old woman developed prolonged apnea during an initial administration of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) with succinylcholine. Because of the duration of apnea, she was suspected of having a heterozygous type of atypical cholinesterase. Subsequent therapies were administered with a reduced dose of succinylcholine. Prolonged apnea did not recur.
Authors:
John P. Riesenman; Rano T. Mathew
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Convulsive therapy     Volume:  8     ISSN:  0749-8055     ISO Abbreviation:  Convuls Ther     Publication Date:  1992  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-Apr-9     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8506311     Medline TA:  Convuls Ther     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  280-284     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Psychiatry, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California, USA.
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