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CASE REPORT
Year : 2008  |  Volume : 52  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 858

Takayasu's Arteritis:Anaesthetic Implications and Role of ILMA for Airway Management


1 Specialist, Department of Anesthesiology, Maulana Azad Medical College and LN hospital, New Delhi 110002, India
2 Assosciate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Maulana Azad Medical College and LN hospital, New Delhi 110002, India
3 Ex.Director Professor and Head, Department of Anesthesiology, Maulana Azad Medical College and LN hospital, New Delhi 110002, India

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Takayasu arteritis is a chronic progressive inflammatory vasculitis affecting aorta and its branches. We discuss a 24 year old posted for post partum sterilization. Patient had weak carotid pulsation on right and absent pulsations on left side. We used Intubating Laryngeal Mask Airway(ILMA) #4 to intubate the patient preventing any extension of the neck.


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