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Anaesthetic Management of a Child Posted for Cervical Meningomeyelocele Excision
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.
Neural Tube Defects, Cervical Meningomyelocele.
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- Singh, Deepak MD, DM; Rath, Girija Prasad MD, DM; Dash, Hari H. MD; Bithal, Parmod K. MDJournal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology: January 2010 - Volume 22 - Issue 1 - pp 11-15
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