Anaesthesia during Raised Creatine Phosphokinase ActivityBr Med J 1974; 4 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.4.5936.75 (Published 12 October 1974) Cite this as: Br Med J 1974;4:75
- G. Owen,
- R. J. Kerry
No adverse effects were observed in a series of patients in whom he levels of creatine phosphokinase (C.P.K.) were known to be raised and who received anaesthetics. The need to exercise caution in the interpretation of screening test results for C.P.K. activity before anaesthesia is stressed.