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We report a case of delayed pneumocephalus that occurred during the course of general anaesthesia for a CT head scan. This occurrence in a child has not been previously reported. The pathophysiology of pneumocephalus is reviewed.
A postal survey of anaesthetic techniques used for tonsillectomy surgery in children (age 3-16 years) was performed with particular reference to the use of the reinforced laryngeal mask airway and the use of suxamethonium. From 110 questionnaires despatched, replies were obtained from 88 consultant anaesthetists with commitments to otolaryngologic (ENT)… (More)
A case of aspiration pneumonia is reported after the use of a laryngeal mask airway in a young woman undergoing an elective cholecystectomy. The case illustrates the hazards of regurgitation with the laryngeal mask airway and the need for further evaluation when used with controlled mechanical ventilation.