ISSN 0975-3583

Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research

    Rocuronium and Suxamethonium: A Comparison of Duration of Action in Patients Undergoing Elective Thyroidectomy

    Sreedevi C.R , Febin Sathar, Asha K.S
    JCDR. 2023: 128-134


    The purpose of this study was to compare the duration of action of Rocuronium and Suxamethonium during elective thyroidectomy. Methodology : This double-blind experimental study included 60 patients ranging in age from 18 to 60 years old who underwent elective thyroidectomy under general anaesthesia after approval from the Institutional Ethics Committee and written patient consent Result: The Duration of action was comparable between the groups with statistically significant difference (p value is less than 0.05). For analysis of difference in duration of action “t” test was used. P value is less than 0.05, (p=0.000) indicating that highly significant difference between the groups in the duration of action. Conclusion: The study found that Rocuronium has a significantly longer duration of action than Suxamethonium.


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