A Case of Parkinsonism and Encephalopathy with Combined Lithium-Risperidone Therapy: Treatment with Pramipexole
Enes Tarık İnci and Tahir Kurtuluş Yoldaş
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: April 30, 2022
Lithium is a drug that has been used in the treatment of bipolar disorder for many years. Due to its narrow therapeutic range, systemic side effects can be seen frequently. Serious side effects can occur even in non-toxic doses. We present a case of parkinsonism and encephalopathy developed in a patient with normal lithium blood level who used lithium and risperidone combination therapy for bipolar disease. Lithium is a drug that has been used to treat bipolar disorder for over 60 years. Due to ...
Prolonged Recovery of Neuromuscular Transmission during General Anaesthesia after Mivacurium Administration - Case Report
Paweł Radkowski, PhD, Katarzyna Podhorodecka and Mariusz Kęska
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: April 29, 2022
Mivacurium is the shortest-acting nondepolarizing relaxant, used for brief procedures, such as those performed in the ambulatory setting. The recommended intubating dose of 0.2 mg/kg usually provides a clinically effective neuromuscular block for approximately 15 to 20 minutes and spontaneous recovery is 95% complete within about 25 to 30 minutes. 71-years-old woman was admitted for an elective laparotomy surgery with an intraoperative examination. Standard monitoring and TOF Scan (both the addu...