The use of bispectral index monitoring in the anesthetic management of a patient with Rett syndrome undergoing scoliosis surgery.


To the Editor: Rett syndrome is a genetically inherited disorder that almost exclusively affects females. It is characterized by severe mental retardation after a period of apparent normal development for the first 6 to 18 months of life [1]. Other characteristics of the disorder are autistic behavior, myoclonic movements, seizures, apneic spells… (More)


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