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Grown up congenital heart disease patient presenting for non cardiac surgery: anaesthetic implications
Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association
  • Mohammad Hamid, Aga Khan University
  • Mansoor Ahmed Khan, Aga Khan University
  • Mohammad Irfan Akhtar, Aga Khan University
  • Hameedullah, Aga Khan University
  • Saleemullah, Aga Khan University
  • Khalid Samad, Aga Khan University
  • Fazal Hameed Khan, Aga Khan University
Publication Date
11-1-2010
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Article
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Abstract
Congenital heart disease patients surviving to adulthood have increased over the years due to various reasons. These patients are admitted in the hospital for non cardiac surgeries and other procedures more often than normal adult population. Management of grown up congenital heart disease patient presents a challenge during perioperative period for cardiologists, surgeons, intensivists and particularly for the anaesthetist. Management issues include psychological and physiological impact on the patient, complexity of defects, presence of previous palliative procedure, impact of anaesthetic agents on shunting and myocardium, endocarditis prophylaxis and associated extra cardiac anamolies.
Citation Information
Mohammad Hamid, Mansoor Ahmed Khan, Mohammad Irfan Akhtar, Hameedullah, et al.. "Grown up congenital heart disease patient presenting for non cardiac surgery: anaesthetic implications" Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association Vol. 60 Iss. 11 (2010) p. 955 - 9
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