We describe the successful anesthetic management of a 14-year-old child, a corrected case of transposition of great vessels in childhood and presently with residual atrial septal defect, peripheral cyanosis, and neurological deficit of lower limb presented for tendoachillis lengthening.
A 65-year-old patient with renal amyloidosis presented for Trans Urethral Resection of Prostate (TURP). There were no symptoms pertaining to the cardiorespiratory system. Preoperative investigations showed only secondary cardiomyopathy. Intraoperatively the patient developed atrial fibrillation with hypotension which was successfully managed by… (More)
CONTEXT To Study the outcome following central vein catheterization in patients receiving chemotherapy. AIMS To Study the outcome of central venous catheterization in terms of difficulty during insertion, duration, incidence of infections and other complications and reasons for removal. SETTINGS AND DESIGNS Prospective observational study conducted in… (More)
Symmetrical peripheral gangrene (SPG) is a devastating complication seen in critical care settings due to several contributory factors like low perfusion, high dose of vasopressors, disseminated intravascular coagulation, etc. Arterial cannulation is commonly done in critical patients for monitoring. We report a case of patient who developed early features… (More)
Cannulation of the subclavian vein has its inherent risks. Post procedure chest radiograph is one of the investigations done to rule out immediate complications. Unless the clinician is aware as to what to look for in the radiograph, some of the dangerous complications can be overlooked. Accidental subclavian artery cannulation is identifi ed immediately by… (More)