Acetylcholinesterase Deficiency

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Acceptability at Recruitment

ACCEPTABLE

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

ACCEPTABLE

Individual at Risk

Donor

Explanation of Condition

Acetylcholinesterase is an enzyme important for breaking down some anaesthetic drugs.

Guidance

Requires anaesthetic assessment. Safety equivalent to general population if appropriate precautions taken for general anaesthetic.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Pseudocholinesterase deficiency

Scoline Apnoea

References

Soliday FK, Conley YP, Henker R. Pseudocholinesterase deficiency: a comprehensive review of genetic, acquired, and drug influences. AANA J. Aug 2010;78(4):313-20

Version

Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012