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Anaesthetic Management of a Child Posted for Cervical Meningomeyelocele Excision


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1 AIMS, BG Nagara, India

Meningomeylocele is a congenital spinal anomaly,resulting from failure of neural-tube to fuse in fetus. Incidence 1:1000. Anaesthetic challenge includes securing of airway with proper position of child during intubation to avoid rupture of swelling and csf leak. Intraoperatively prone position and its complications and hypothermia.

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Neural Tube Defects, Cervical Meningomyelocele.
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Anantha Rao Annamreddy
AIMS, BG Nagara, India
T. N. Chethanananda
AIMS, BG Nagara, India

Abstract


Meningomeylocele is a congenital spinal anomaly,resulting from failure of neural-tube to fuse in fetus. Incidence 1:1000. Anaesthetic challenge includes securing of airway with proper position of child during intubation to avoid rupture of swelling and csf leak. Intraoperatively prone position and its complications and hypothermia.

Keywords


Neural Tube Defects, Cervical Meningomyelocele.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18311/isacon-Karnataka%2F2017%2FEP047