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Anesthesia Management of Cardiac Patient Posted for Non-cardiac Surgery

Nutan D Kharge, Abhilasha D Motghare, Rohan Soitkar, Indrani Hemantkumar

Keywords : Anesthesia management, Congenital heart disease, Left to right shunt, Non-cardiac surgery, Regional anesthesia, Tetralogy of Fallot

Citation Information : Kharge ND, Motghare AD, Soitkar R, Hemantkumar I. Anesthesia Management of Cardiac Patient Posted for Non-cardiac Surgery. Res Inno Anesth 2021; 6 (1):23-24.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10049-0100

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 30-07-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


Perioperative anesthesia management of pediatric patients with congenital heart disease (CHD) coming for non-cardiac surgery is challenging. Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) is a cyanotic CHD with the right to left shunt. The challenge for anesthesiologists in handling patients with CHD coming for non-cardiac surgery relies on the patient's age, the complexity of heart lesion, the patient's capacity to compensate, and the urgency of surgery. We report a case of uncorrected TOF posted for open reduction and internal fixation of left radius–ulna fracture.

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