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Perioperative Stroke: Anesthetic Considerations

Soornela Krupani, Madhavi Singh, Yashwanth Paidimarri

Keywords : Anemia, Anesthesia challenges, Anticipated difficult airway, Anesthetic management in stroke, Blood loss, Hemodynamic, Hypotension, Ischemia, Perioperative management, Perioperative stroke

Citation Information : Krupani S, Singh M, Paidimarri Y. Perioperative Stroke: Anesthetic Considerations. Res Inno Anesth 2023; 8 (1):17-22.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10049-2026

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 22-05-2023

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2023; The Author(s).


Background: Stroke is a devastating perioperative complication impacting the final surgical outcome. Maintenance of adequate cerebral perfusion pressure with normovolemia has become a standard anesthetic goal across specialties. Methods: We describe two cases of perioperative ischemic stroke to highlight risk factors which increase vulnerability amidst patients undergoing major surgical interventions. Conclusion: High index of suspicion and detailed clinical examination postoperatively are vital for early diagnosis to mitigate morbidity and mortality related to stroke.

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