Mitral Valve Replacement with Thymectomy in a Patient with Ocular Myasthenia Gravis: Case Report.

@article{Stiru2019MitralVR,
  title={Mitral Valve Replacement with Thymectomy in a Patient with Ocular Myasthenia Gravis: Case Report.},
  author={Ovidiu Stiru and Mihai Stefan and Roxana Carmen Geana and Diana Sorostinean and Răzvan Radu and Daniela Filipescu and Ovidiu Chioncel and Vlad Anton Iliescu},
  journal={The heart surgery forum},
  year={2019},
  volume={22 5},
  pages={
          E340-E342
        }
}
  • Ovidiu Stiru, Mihai Stefan, +5 authors Vlad Anton Iliescu
  • Published in The heart surgery forum 2019
  • DOI:10.1532/hsf.2627
Patients diagnosed with ocular myasthenia gravis (MG) and mitral valve disease represent a significant perioperative management problem, especially for the anaesthesiologist, due to complex inter-actions between the disease, drugs to treat the disease, and anaesthetic agents, such as neuromuscu-lar blocking agents (NMBAs). This paper describes the successful management of a 31-year-old female with mitral valve stenosis and ocular MG who was diagnosed with MG 4 years prior to the indication for… CONTINUE READING