Morbidly obese patient with obstructive sleep apnoea for major spine surgery: An anaesthetic challenge

@inproceedings{Redhu2016MorbidlyOP,
  title={Morbidly obese patient with obstructive sleep apnoea for major spine surgery: An anaesthetic challenge},
  author={Shruti Redhu and P. K. S. Prakash and Virendra Kumar Jain and Hari Hara Dash},
  booktitle={Indian journal of anaesthesia},
  year={2016}
}
Morbidly obese patients with clinical features of obstructive sleep apnoea can present a myriad of challenges to the anaesthesiologists which must be addressed to minimise the perioperative risks. Initiation of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy early in the pre- and post-operative period along with appropriate anaesthetic planning is of… CONTINUE READING