Perioperative management of a CADASIL type arteriopathy patient.

  title={Perioperative management of a CADASIL type arteriopathy patient.},
  author={J H Dieu and Francis Veyckemans},
  journal={British journal of anaesthesia},
  volume={91 3},
We report the anaesthetic management of a patient suffering from an ischaemic arteriopathy of the CADASIL (cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leucoencephalopathy) type. The anaesthetic implications of this pathology are discussed. By analogy with other cerebral arteriopathies, the aim of our management was to keep mean arterial blood pressure and end-tidal carbon dioxide so as to prevent any cerebral ischaemic or vasospastic phenomenon. We preserved the… CONTINUE READING


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