Future directions in malignant hyperthermia research and patient care

Sharon J. Hirshey Dirksen, Marilyn Green Larach, Henry Rosenberg, Barbara W. Brandom, Jerome Parness, Robert Scott Lang, Meera Gangadharan, Tyler Pezalski

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Malignant hyperthermia (MH) is a complex pharmacogenetic disorder of muscle metabolism. To more closely examine the complexities of MH and other related muscle disorders, the Malignant Hyperthermia Association of the United States (MHAUS) recently sponsored a scientific conference at which an interdisciplinary group of experts gathered to share new information and ideas. In this Special Article, we highlight key concepts and theories presented at the conference along with exciting new trends and challenges in MH research and patient care.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1108-1119
Number of pages12
JournalAnesthesia and analgesia
Issue number5
StatePublished - Nov 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine


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