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Long-term Sequelae In Patients Who Experienced a Malignant Hyperthermia Event
MHAUS Staff
December 13, 2016
Werneid K, Riazi S, Brandom BW. Presented to the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS) 2015 In the article Survey of Long-Term Sequelae in Survivors of a Malignant Hyperthermia Reaction, 23 people responded to a survey asking about the symptoms they experienced after an MH event. The most commonly reported symptoms …
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Unexpected MH Deaths Without Exposure To Inhalation Anesthetics In Pediatric Patients
MHAUS Staff
December 13, 2016
Brandom, BW, & Muldoon, SM. Paediatric Anaesthesia. September 2013.It is well documented that infants, children and adolescents with certain gene mutations are susceptible to malignant hyperthermia when exposed to certain medications including succinylcholine, a muscle relaxant, and inhalation anesthetics. However, fatal, MH-like episodes have also been documented in children not …
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Temperature changes are not late signs of malignant hyperthermia: A NAMH Registry of MHAUS Study
Guest Contributor
December 13, 2016
Temperature changes are not late signs of malignant hyperthermia: A NAMH Registry of MHAUS Study. Larach MG, Allen GC, Brandom BW, Gronert GA, & Lehman EB. Presented to the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), 2008Malignant hyperthermia poses a significant risk to affected patients. Despite modern treatment and increased availability and …
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Is there a link between malignant hyperthermia and exertional heat illness?
Guest Contributor
December 13, 2016
Muldoon SM, Deuster P, Brandom BW, Bunger R. Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews, 2004It has been suggested that people who have experienced an episode of exertional heat illness may be more prone to malignant hyperthermia and vice versa due to a similar genetic mutation. Malignant hyperthermia (MH) is an anesthetic …
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Long Term Oral Dantrolene Improved Muscular Symptoms in a Malignant Hyperthermia Susceptible Individual
Guest Contributor
November 17, 2016
Unexpected MH deaths without exposure to inhalation anesthetics in pediatric patients.Brandom, BW, & Muldoon, SM. Paediatric Anaesthesia. September 2013.It is well documented that infants, children and adolescents with certain gene mutations are susceptible to malignant hyperthermia when exposed to certain medications including succinylcholine, a muscle relaxant, and inhalation anesthetics. However, …
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