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CASE REPORT
Year : 2007  |  Volume : 51  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 427

Anaesthetic Management of A Case of Parkinson's Disease for Emergency Laparotomy Using Enteral Levo-dopa Intraoperatively


1 DNB, Senior Resident Anaesthesia, LHMC, Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC), New Delhi - 110001, India
2 M.D, Head of Department of Anaesthesia, LHMC, Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC), New Delhi - 110001, India
3 M.D, Professor of Anaesthesia, LHMC, Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC), New Delhi - 110001, India

Correspondence Address:
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Parkinson's disease is a relatively common neurological disorder. Few case reports are available regarding optimal anaes­thetic management of patients with Parkinson's disease. Here we present successful anaesthetic management of a case of suspected ileal perforation with Parkinson's disease for emergency laparotomy. Enteral route of levo-dopa administration was used throughout general anaesthesia.


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