neuromuscular junction

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neuromuscular junction

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0%, n = 4, at T = 15 or 30 min), when the parameters (T4/T1 and R = B/A) used to verify levels of fades in neuromuscular transmission were analyzed 15 min after the instant of administration of neuromuscular relaxant (Figure 2a and d).
Neuromuscular transmission which was suppressed by tubocurarine in the in vitro preparation could be briefly restored by application to the nerve of two or more very closely spaced stimuli; this occurred because of summation of endplate potentials.
SCS, usually an autosomal dominant disorder of postsynaptic CMS, is caused by a kinetic abnormality of the AChR which comprises the healthy safety margin of neuromuscular transmission.
Questions to determine observations and attitudes to residual neuromuscular blockade, availability and use of neuromuscular transmission monitors, neuromuscular blocking antagonists and safe tracheal extubation criteria were developed.
1) recognition of normal and abnormal electromyographic waveforms; (2) basic anatomy, including surface landmarks and electrode placement; (3) the physiologic basis for nerve conduction, neuromuscular transmission, single muscle fiber and motor unit activity; (4) instrumentation and technical considerations in electrodiagnostic testing; (5) clinicopathologic correlations of a wide range of diseases and injuries that impair neuromuscular function; (6) special techniques, including single fiber studies, motor unit potential analysis, somatosensory evoked potentials, and autonomic testing; and (7) ultrasonography of nerve and muscle.
SFEMG has been studied mainly in patients with neuromuscular transmission disorders.
Ptosis, diplopia and blurred vision were common finding Neuromuscular paralysis occurs as a result of blockade of neuromuscular transmission.
The Relaxometer: a complete and comprehensive computer controlled neuromuscular transmission measurement system.
Changes in the depth of neuromuscular blockade (NMB) are inversely proportional to changes in the compound action potential with EMG area reflecting neuromuscular transmission (10).
As serotonin can indirectly potentiate cholinergic neuromuscular transmission in isolated human detrusor muscle strips (10) and there are a number of case reports on SSRI-induced enuresis (11-14), aripiprazole may be responsible for enuresis because of its serotonin reuptake properties (SERT).
About Myasthenia Gravis Myasthenia gravis (MG) is the most common primary disorder of neuromuscular transmission.
In 1970's, Ekstedt and Stalberg [sup][2],[3] introduced single-fiber electromyography (SFEMG) as an important method to evaluate neuromuscular transmission defects.