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The use of intravenous pancuronium bromide to produce fetal paralysis during intravascular transfusion.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3337166     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Intravascular fetal transfusion can be complicated by difficulty in maintaining vascular access because of fetal movements. Treatment by intramuscular pancuronium bromide has been proposed as a means of arresting fetal movements, although this treatment requires a separate puncture for injection. We report in this article our experience with intravenous fetal injection of pancuronium bromide to produce muscular paralysis during fetal transfusion.
J A Copel; P A Grannum; D Harrison; J C Hobbins
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  158     ISSN:  0002-9378     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol.     Publication Date:  1988 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-02-24     Completed Date:  1988-02-24     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370476     Medline TA:  Am J Obstet Gynecol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  170-1     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510.
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MeSH Terms
Blood Transfusion, Intrauterine / methods*
Fetal Movement / drug effects*
Infusions, Intravenous
Pancuronium / administration & dosage*
Paralysis / chemically induced
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