Anesthesia management in a pediatric patient with Dandy-Walker syndrome
Feyzi Çelik 1 * , Adnan Tüfek, Vildan Temel, Salim Akdemir, Zeynep Baysal Yıldırım, Gönül Ölmez Kavak
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1 Dicle Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Anesteziyoloji ve Reanimasyon Anabilim Dalı, Diyarbakır, Turkey* Corresponding Author


General anesthesia management of patients with Dandy-Walker syndrome is important since intubation may be difficult due to concomitant anomalies such as hydrocephalus, micrognathia and cleft palate. It should be considered that these patients may require postoperative intensive care support. In this article, anesthesia management of a patient with Dandy-Walker syndrome underwent persistent ventriculo-peritoneal shunt was presented.


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Article Type: Case Report

J Clin Exp Invest, Volume 2, Issue 3, September 2011, 327-329

Publication date: 13 Sep 2011

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