Prevention of etomidate-related myocionus in anesthetic induction by pretreatment with magnesium


Un B., Ceyhan D., YELKEN B.

JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.16, no.11, pp.1490-1494, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.1490-1494

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Etomidate frequently leads to myoclonic jerks during anesthetic induction. This study aimed to detect if pretreatment with magnesium decreases myoclonus incidence.