Esmolol decreases the force and rate of heart contractions by blocking beta-adrenergic receptors of the sympathetic nervous system, which are found in the heart and other organs of the body. Esmolol prevents the action of two naturally occurring substances: epinephrine and norepinephrine.
Administration of Esmolol in Microlaryngeal Surgery for Blunting the Hemodynamic Response During Laryngoscopy and Tracheal Intubation in Cigarette Smokers
Feb 01, 2007; Objectives: Cigarette smokers constitute a group of patients with an increased hemodynamic response to tracheal intubation. We...