neuromuscular

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neuromuscular

[¦nu̇r·ō′məs·kyə·lər]
(biology)
Pertaining to both nerves and muscles, functionally and structurally.
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Residual neuromuscular paralysis is one of the major concerns with their use, as the medications available for reversal (like the cholinesterase inhibitors) have their limitations not only because of their mechanism of action but also because of adverse effects (1).
6,12-15) In Australia, the marsupial ixodid tick, Ixodes holocyclus, can cause a more severe, delayed form of ascending neuromuscular paralysis by producing a botulinum-like neurotoxin that does blocks neuromuscular transmission by inhibiting the presynaptic release of acetylcholine.
in May 2006, the WalkAide System technology employs functional electrical stimulation (FES) to combat lower-limb neuromuscular paralysis.
Nicotinic symptoms in 21 patients who were admitted to our side with complaint of poisoning within 12 hours, fasciculation was not present in any case and neuromuscular paralysis was present in 4.
5,8,11) Hence, the present study to detect the extent of residual neuromuscular paralysis by TOF ratio with intermediate acting muscle relaxants at time of tracheal extubation.
Ptosis, diplopia and blurred vision were common finding Neuromuscular paralysis occurs as a result of blockade of neuromuscular transmission.

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