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Stereotactic Aspiration of Multiple Brain Abscesses in a Child with a Single Ventricle

Vaishali P Chaskar, Rajshree Deopujari

Keywords : Case report, Complex congenital heart disease with single ventricle, Neurocardiac anesthesia, Stereotactic frame

Citation Information : Chaskar VP, Deopujari R. Stereotactic Aspiration of Multiple Brain Abscesses in a Child with a Single Ventricle. Res Inno Anesth 2023; 8 (2):44-46.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10049-2029

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 29-12-2023

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


One of the most frequent complications of congenital heart disease (CHD) is multiple brain abscesses. Prior to the palliative repair of CHD, these abscesses must be aspirated. The least invasive and least complicated method is stereotactic aspiration. The anesthesiologist should focus on patient-related and surgical-related issues when performing a case with complicated CHD for neurosurgery. Successful anesthetic management for the stereotactic aspiration of numerous abscesses in a 2-year-old child with a single ventricle is highlighted in this article.

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