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Canadian Journal of Anesthesia

, Volume 49, Issue 6, pp 640–640 | Cite as

A longer pretreatment interval does not improve cisatracurium precurarization

  • Thomas Mencke
  • Christine Becker
  • Jan Uwe Schreiber
  • Thomas Fuchs-Buder
Correspondence

Keywords

Muscle Weakness Remifentanil Succinylcholine Thiopentone Vecuronium 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Mencke
    • 1
  • Christine Becker
    • 1
  • Jan Uwe Schreiber
    • 1
  • Thomas Fuchs-Buder
    • 1
  1. 1.SaarlandGermany

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