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Perioperative anesthetic management of patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy for noncardiac surgery: a case series.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20826969     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with or without left ventricular outflow tract obstruction is characterized by asymmetric hypertrophy of the interventricular septum causing intermittent obstruction of the left ventricular outflow tract. Because Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is the most common genetic cardiovascular disease, it may present to the anesthesiologist more often than anticipated, sometimes in undiagnosed form during routine preoperative visit. Surgery and anesthesia often complicate the perioperative outcome if adequate monitoring and proper care are not taken. Therefore, a complete understanding of the pathophysiology, hemodynamic changes and anesthetic implications is needed for successful perioperative outcome. We hereby describe the perioperative management of three patients with Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy for different surgical procedures.
Rajendra K Sahoo; Sananta K Dash; Pradeep S Raut; Usha R Badole; Chitra B Upasani
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of cardiac anaesthesia     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0974-5181     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Card Anaesth     Publication Date:    2010 Sep-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-09-09     Completed Date:  2010-12-22     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9815987     Medline TA:  Ann Card Anaesth     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  253-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Grant Medical College and Sir J.J. Group of Hospital, Byculla, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
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MeSH Terms
Anesthesia, General
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic / complications*
Delivery, Obstetric
Head and Neck Neoplasms / secondary,  surgery
Kidney Calculi / therapy
Middle Aged
Monitoring, Intraoperative
Nephrostomy, Percutaneous
Neuromuscular Blockade
Perioperative Care / methods*
Surgical Procedures, Operative*
Tonsillar Neoplasms / pathology,  surgery

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