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Anaesthetic management of an infant with anterior mediastinal mass.
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PMID:  10447909     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A substantial mediastinal mass in a small infant can create a dilemma regarding the safest mode of airway management. To ensure safety at all times, we adopted one lung ventilation for fear of compression of the carina and/or both main bronchi. Anaesthesia was maintained at a very light plane by the use of local nerve blocks to secure the airway and epidural analgesia for surgery until the tumour was mobilized.
L Vas; F Naregal; V Naik
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Paediatric anaesthesia     Volume:  9     ISSN:  1155-5645     ISO Abbreviation:  Paediatr Anaesth     Publication Date:  1999  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-10-08     Completed Date:  1999-10-08     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9206575     Medline TA:  Paediatr Anaesth     Country:  FRANCE    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  439-43     Citation Subset:  IM    
Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children, Acharya Donde Marg, Parel Mombay, India.
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MeSH Terms
Analgesia, Epidural
Anesthesia, Inhalation*
Intubation, Intratracheal
Mediastinal Neoplasms / surgery*
Nerve Block
Respiration, Artificial
Teratoma / surgery*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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