Mar
2003

Risk of recurarization during retransfusion of autologous blood withdrawn after injection of muscle relaxants: A comparison of rocuronium and mivacurium.

Rohling RG, Rentsch KM, Beck-Schimmer B, Fuchs-Buder T
J Clin Anesth 2003;15(2):85-90.
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Important information concerning the risk of recurarization when mivacurium and rocuronium have been administered prior to the removal of autologous blood in ANH. The anesthetist should be aware of this possibility when autologous blood is retransfused.

– Konrad Messmer