Quantifying the Effect of Enflurane on Infusion Requirements of Atracurium and Vecuronium

  • Maija Kansanaho
  • Klaus T. Olkkola
Conference paper


Volatile anaesthetics are known to augment the neuromuscular block produced by nondepolarizing muscle relaxants. So far there is little quantitative information of this interaction during continuous infusion of neuromuscular blocking drugs.


Continuous Infusion Muscle Relaxant Neuromuscular Block Volatile Anaesthetic Neuromuscular Blocking Drug 
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    Olkkola KT, Schwilden H. Anesthesiology 1990:73;614–618PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer Japan 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Maija Kansanaho
    • 1
  • Klaus T. Olkkola
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of AnaesthesiaUniversity of HelsinkiHelsinkiFinland

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