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Hangman's fracture in a paediatric patient: considerations for anaesthesia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9365975     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Cervical spine injuries are quite uncommon in children. When occurring, these lesions are of particular concern for the anaesthesiologist. This case refers to an hangman's fracture diagnosed in a four-month-old female infant, which probably occurred at birth. We describe the anaesthetic management adopted in this infant undergoing diagnostic procedures and conservative treatment. The problems related to airway control and the anaesthetic management utilized to diagnose and treat this unusual paediatric pathology are highlighted.
G Zanette; C Ori; N Zadra; F Giusti; G Pittoni
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Paediatric anaesthesia     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1155-5645     ISO Abbreviation:  Paediatr Anaesth     Publication Date:  1997  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-01-08     Completed Date:  1998-01-08     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9206575     Medline TA:  Paediatr Anaesth     Country:  FRANCE    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  473-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Institute, University of Padua, Padova, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Adjuvants, Anesthesia / administration & dosage
Anesthesia, Intravenous*
Anesthetics, Dissociative / administration & dosage
Anesthetics, Intravenous / administration & dosage
Atropine / administration & dosage
Birth Injuries / surgery*
Cervical Vertebrae / injuries*
Chloral Hydrate / therapeutic use
Conscious Sedation
Diazepam / administration & dosage
Hypnotics and Sedatives / therapeutic use
Ketamine / administration & dosage
Spinal Fractures / diagnosis,  surgery*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Adjuvants, Anesthesia; 0/Anesthetics, Dissociative; 0/Anesthetics, Intravenous; 0/Hypnotics and Sedatives; 302-17-0/Chloral Hydrate; 439-14-5/Diazepam; 51-55-8/Atropine; 6740-88-1/Ketamine

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