Myasthenia gravis in children and anaesthetic management for thymectomy

Records of 22 patients with myasthenia gravis treated at The Hospital for Sick Children

D. W. Davies; D. J. Steward

2009

Scholarcy highlights

  • Records of 22 patients with myasthenia gravis treated at The Hospital for Sick Children
  • Three cases of neonatal transient myasthenia gravis were treated with anticholinesterase drugs
  • four post-operative days decrease the incidence of complications
  • Complete remission occurred in four cases
  • Thymectomy without elective tracheostomy is only possible with 24-hour intensive care facilities
  • Ein, who permitted their cases to be reviewed

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