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  • Print publication year: 2011
  • Online publication date: January 2012

Chapter 39 - Reversalof neuromuscular blockade

from Part 6 - IntravenousAnesthetics and Adjunct Drugs

Suggested readings

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SparrHJ, VermeyenKM, BeaufortAM, et al. Early reversal of profound rocuronium-induced neuromuscular blockade by sugammadex in a randomized multicenter study: efficacy, safety, and pharmacokinetics. Anesthesiology 2007; 106:935–943.
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