Article Text

PDF

An original approach to the diagnosis of scoline-induced apnoea
  1. A. Fishtal,
  2. R. T. Evans,
  3. C. N. Chapman
  1. Department of Pathology, Southmead General Hospital, Bristol

    Abstract

    A new technique is described for measuring the rate of scoline hydrolysis by plasma cholinesterase, which may prove useful in the diagnosis of scoline sensitivity. The importance of extensive family screening is emphasized and three cases possessing a silent gene are described.

    Statistics from Altmetric.com

    Request permissions

    If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.