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Anesthetic management of the exit (ex utero intrapartum treatment) procedure.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11498323     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The EXIT (ex utero intrapartum treatment) procedure is used to maintain fetal-placental circulation during partial delivery of a fetus with a potentially life-threatening upper airway obstruction. We performed the EXIT procedure on a fetus with a large intra-oral cyst. Sevoflurane was used as the anesthetic because of its rapid titratability. Sevoflurane provided excellent maternal and fetal anesthesia. Modifications to previously described monitoring techniques for the EXIT procedure were also used.
D A Schwartz; K P Moriarty; D B Tashjian; R S Wool; R K Parker; G R Markenson; R W Rothstein; B L Shah; N R Connelly; R A Courtney
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical anesthesia     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0952-8180     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Anesth     Publication Date:  2001 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-08-10     Completed Date:  2001-10-11     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8812166     Medline TA:  J Clin Anesth     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  387-91     Citation Subset:  IM    
Departments of Anesthesiology, Baystate Medical Center and Baystate Medical Center Children's Hospital, Springfield, MA 01199, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Airway Obstruction / congenital,  etiology,  surgery*
Anesthesia, Obstetrical*
Cysts / complications,  congenital,  surgery*
Fetal Monitoring
Fetus / blood supply
Infant, Newborn
Monitoring, Intraoperative
Mouth Diseases / complications,  congenital,  surgery*
Placenta / blood supply
Regional Blood Flow / physiology
Ultrasonography, Prenatal

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