J Formos Med Assoc 2022 May 13. Epub 2022 May 13.
Department of Anesthesiology, Cathay General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; School of Medicine, Fu-Jen Catholic University, New Taipei, Taiwan; Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:
Sugammadex is a direct reversal agent of aminosteroid muscle relaxants, particularly rocuronium, with promptly and completely reverse of deep neuromuscular block (NMB), which allows better surgical conditions. Sugammadex exhibits advantages over indirect reversal agent acetylcholinesterase inhibitor neostigmine with less adverse effects. In this retrospective review, we compared the incidence of postoperative vomiting (POV), postoperative urinary retention (POUR), and hemodynamic changes between sugammadex and neostigmine/glycopyrrolate in reversal of muscular blockade. Read More