Subscribe

Pseudocholinesterase and the Dibucaine Number

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

People deficient in pseudocholinesterase can have prolonged apnea following surgery, due to a failure to metabolize muscle relaxants such as suxamethonium or mivacurium.

To read more or access our algorithms and calculators, please log in or register.

RECENT TWEETS

medal descover
medal iphone