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What effects might myasthenia graves have on radiation and chemotherapy treatment for pancreatic cancer ?

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In brief, anesthesia, neuromuscular blockers, surgery itself can all result in post-operative respiratory failure, with need for trach and respirator. The chemo may also affect the neuromuscular junction.
Need a careful coordinated team approach with your neurologist constantly monitoring.

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In brief, anesthesia, neuromuscular blockers, surgery itself can all result in post-operative respiratory failure, with need for trach and respirator. The chemo may also affect the neuromuscular junction.
Need a careful coordinated team approach with your neurologist constantly monitoring.
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