Kalpana D Harnagle

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BACKGROUND Dexmedetomidine is a highly selective α(2) agonist with properties of sedation, analgesia and anxiolysis, making it an ideal anesthetic adjuvant. Using an anesthetic adjuvant that decreases requirement of anesthetics and analgesics may predispose the patient to awareness. We monitored the depth of anesthesia (DOA) using entropy to avoid unwanted(More)
Cushing's syndrome is uncommon in pregnancy, and Cushing's disease being the cause for this syndrome is still rare. We had the opportunity to manage such a patient admitted for cesarean section. Here, we describe the evaluation of a patient with Cushing's syndrome in pregnancy along with its anesthetic implications. By describing this case, we intend to(More)
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