Strabismus repair in the pediatric patient.

  title={Strabismus repair in the pediatric patient.},
  author={K R Huddleston},
  journal={AORN journal},
  volume={60 5},
Strabismus, one of the most common eye problems in children, is the inability to focus one or both eyes on an object. Strabismus results from poor extraocular muscle coordination. Patients with strabismus undergo surgery to reduce ocular deviation, restore normal vision, cosmetically straighten the eyes, and develop sensory fusion that will maintain motor alignment. Because strabismus is a muscular problem, patients with strabismus are at increased risk for malignant hyperthermia (MH). This… CONTINUE READING


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