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Malignant Hyperthermia Summary

Description: Rapid and excessive rise of temperature accompanied by muscular rigidity following general anesthesia.

Also Known As: Hyperpyrexias, Malignant; Malignant Hyperpyrexias; Malignant Hyperthermias; Hyperpyrexia, Malignant; Hyperthermia, Malignant Show All >>

Networked: 1870 relevant articles (39 outcomes, 90 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Malignant Hyperthermia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Dantrolene (Dantrium) : 21 outcomes 7 studies in 207 results : FDA 5 Generic
  2. Halothane (Fluothane) : 7 outcomes 16 studies in 344 results : FDA 4
  3. Caffeine (No Doz) : 4 outcomes 6 studies in 162 results : FDA 88 Generic
  4. sevoflurane (Ultane) : 4 outcomes 3 studies in 42 results : FDA 4 Generic
  5. desflurane (I 653) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 22 results : FDA 1
  6. azumolene : 3 outcomes 1 study in 7 results : IBA
  7. Ryanodine Receptor Calcium Release Channel (Ryanodine Receptor) : 1 outcome 13 studies in 333 results : IBA
  8. Succinylcholine (Suxamethonium Chloride) : 1 outcome 6 studies in 168 results : FDA 5 Generic
  9. Creatine Kinase (Creatine Phosphokinase) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 41 results : IBA
  10. 4-chloro-3-ethylphenol : 1 outcome 2 studies in 3 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Malignant Hyperthermia

  1. Contracture
  2. Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
  3. Heat Stroke (Heatstroke)
  4. Muscular Diseases (Myopathy)
  5. Rhabdomyolysis
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Key Therapies for Malignant Hyperthermia

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  1. Anesthesia : 2 outcomes 5 studies in 217 results
  2. General Anesthesia : 1 outcome 4 studies in 109 results
  3. Ambulatory Surgical Procedures (Outpatient Surgery) : 1 outcome in 7 results
  4. Liver Transplantation : 1 outcome in 6 results
  5. Emergency Treatment : 1 outcome in 4 results
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