Before Tensilon

Identifier 1-24
Title Before Tensilon
Subject Myasthenia gravis; Tensilon Test
Description Example of patient with myasthenia gravis. Demonstration of baseline examination, followed by administration of 2mg of tensilon, which is a test dose. Procedure for administration of tensilon test is described, including variations. Patient is then shown after being given 4mg of tensilon, with very little apparent response. Suggestion to rewatch in fast motion to see that the response is actually dramatic. Patient is then shown after being given an additional 4mg dose of tensilon, as first dose has begun to wear off. Discussion of need for objective endpoints, and methods for obtaining them.
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Creator Digre, Kathleen B.
Imaging NA
Contributor Primary Kathleen B. Digre, MD, Professor of Neurology and Ophthalmology, Director of Neuro-Ophthalmology, John A. Moran Eye Center, University of Utah School of Medicine
Contributor Secondary Daniel Jacobson, MD; Ray Balhorn, Digital Video Compressionist
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Type Image/MovingImage
Format video/mp4
Format Creation Play length: 5:43; QT CD File Size: 110MB; Real CD File Size: 48.3MB; WMV CD File Size: 71.8MB
Source Original Format: VHS Videotape
Relation is Part of Moran Eye Center Neuro-Ophthalmology Collection
Rights Management Kathleen B. Digre, MD, Copyright 2002. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit
Holding Institution John A. Moran Eye Center, University of Utah
Annotation no
Collection Neuro-Ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL
ARK ark:/87278/s69w3cs8
Setname ehsl_novel_jmec
Date Created 2005-07-01
Date Modified 2017-02-08
ID 180285
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