Anaesthesia for caesarean delivery of a malignant hyperthermia susceptible parturient.

  • Simons Lucy
  • Published 1994 in
    Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal…


The anaesthetic management for Caesarean delivery of a parturient with a strong family history of malignant hyperthermia (MH) is presented. Before surgery an anaesthetic machine that was in regular use was prepared by replacing all rubber or disposable components and flushing with O2 at 10 L.min-1 for one hour. Dantrolene prophylaxis was not used, and the… (More)