Anesthesia for scoliosis surgery in a patient with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita
Ahmet Yılmaz 1 * , H. Volkan Acar, Esma Tezer, Gamze Demir, Hülya Başar
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1 Ankara Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi Anestezi Kliniği, Altındağ, Ankara, Turkey* Corresponding Author


Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita is a disease which is characterized by congenital multiple joint contractures. This disease with its risks of difficult airway, difficult intra­venous access and malign hypethermia attack is a chal­lenging condition for anesthesiologists. In this paper, we report our anesthetic management experience for scolio­sis surgery in a case with arthrogryposis multiplex con­genita.


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Article Type: Case Report

J Clin Exp Invest, 2013, Volume 4, Issue 1, 113-115

Publication date: 14 Mar 2013

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