[Anesthesia for eye operations in mitochondrial encephalomyelopathy].

Mitochondrial encephalomyopathy involves a disturbance of the mitochondrial respiratory chain, as a result of which the blood lactate level is elevated. In stress situations a lactate acidosis can occur. The disease may be subdivided into three main syndromes: Kearns-Sayre syndrome (KKS), "myoclonus epilepsy with ragged red fibers syndrome" (MERRF), and… (More)