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Lumbo-sacral spine surgery and severe bradycardia

Lumbo-sacral spine surgery and severe bradycardia CORRESPONDENCE 277 available at all times to rapidly treat hemodynamically Lumbo-sacral spine surgery and severe compromising episodes of severe bradycardia. bradycardia Alain Deschamps PhD MD FRCPC To the Editor: Montréal, Québec A 37-yr-old woman weighing 95 kg underwent L5 to S1 spinal decompression for left sided lower leg pain and weakness. Preoperative evaluation revealed no his- Ultrasound imaging in pediatric tory of heart disease, arrhythmia or syncope, and no regional anesthesia baseline electrocardiogram (ECG) was ordered for this otherwise healthy patient. Her only medication To the Editor: was naproxen 500 mg po q 12 hr prn. After an Real-time ultrasound (US) imaging can facilitate the uneventful induction with 35 µg of sufentanil, 150 mg performance of both peripheral or plexus blocks and of propofol and 50 mg of rocuronium, endotracheal neuraxial blocks in adults. Although US has been intubation was performed and general anesthesia was used as a screening tool for spinal anomalies in chil- maintained with desflurane and a sufentanil infusion –1 dren, it has not been investigated in pediatric region- of 5 µg·hr . The patient was then placed in the prone al anesthesia. position. Her vital signs were all within normal range Pediatric patients require sedation http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Canadian Journal of Anesthesia/Journal canadien d'anesthésie Springer Journals

Lumbo-sacral spine surgery and severe bradycardia

Lumbo-sacral spine surgery and severe bradycardia

Abstract

CORRESPONDENCE 277 available at all times to rapidly treat hemodynamically Lumbo-sacral spine surgery and severe compromising episodes of severe bradycardia. bradycardia Alain Deschamps PhD MD FRCPC To the Editor: Montréal, Québec A 37-yr-old woman weighing 95 kg underwent L5 to S1 spinal decompression for left sided lower leg pain and weakness. Preoperative evaluation revealed no his- Ultrasound imaging in pediatric tory of heart disease, arrhythmia or syncope, and no regional...
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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2004 by Canadian Anesthesiologists
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Anesthesiology; Pain Medicine; Intensive / Critical Care Medicine; Pneumology/Respiratory System; Cardiology; Pediatrics
ISSN
0832-610X
eISSN
1496-8975
DOI
10.1007/BF03019113
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Abstract

CORRESPONDENCE 277 available at all times to rapidly treat hemodynamically Lumbo-sacral spine surgery and severe compromising episodes of severe bradycardia. bradycardia Alain Deschamps PhD MD FRCPC To the Editor: Montréal, Québec A 37-yr-old woman weighing 95 kg underwent L5 to S1 spinal decompression for left sided lower leg pain and weakness. Preoperative evaluation revealed no his- Ultrasound imaging in pediatric tory of heart disease, arrhythmia or syncope, and no regional anesthesia baseline electrocardiogram (ECG) was ordered for this otherwise healthy patient. Her only medication To the Editor: was naproxen 500 mg po q 12 hr prn. After an Real-time ultrasound (US) imaging can facilitate the uneventful induction with 35 µg of sufentanil, 150 mg performance of both peripheral or plexus blocks and of propofol and 50 mg of rocuronium, endotracheal neuraxial blocks in adults. Although US has been intubation was performed and general anesthesia was used as a screening tool for spinal anomalies in chil- maintained with desflurane and a sufentanil infusion –1 dren, it has not been investigated in pediatric region- of 5 µg·hr . The patient was then placed in the prone al anesthesia. position. Her vital signs were all within normal range Pediatric patients require sedation

Journal

Canadian Journal of Anesthesia/Journal canadien d'anesthésieSpringer Journals

Published: Dec 21, 2008

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