Erzincan University ; , Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation ;
Anaesthesia, Pain and Intensive CareJournal Country: Pakistan ISSN: 1607-8322 ISSN E: 2220-5799 Type of Publication: Case Reports Category: Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Type of Research: Clinical Keywords: Health Systems,Analgesia, Epidural ,Myocardial Ischemia ,Comorbidity ,Xiphoid Bone ,Thorax
Anesthetic preparation before non-cardiac surgery deserves particular attention in patients with cardiac disease as these are prone to develop hemodynamic instability and myocardial ischemia.
Risk of complications is not only related to individual patient characteristics, but also to surgery related factors. In this report we present our experience regarding anesthetic management of a patient with multiple comorbidities including advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, severely impaired left ventricular systolic function and occluded by pass grafts. We chose thoracic epidural analgesia for his subxiphoid incisional hernia repair. The operative and postoperative course was uneventful
Didem Onk ,Huseyin Eken ,Tulin Akarsu Ayazoglu ,Ilke Kupeli ,Zafer Kucuksu ,Aysin Alagol ,
Thoracic epidural analgesia in a patient with multiple comorbidities for subxiphoid incisional hernia repair,
Anaesth. Pain Intensive Care. 2015;
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