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Year : 2008  |  Volume : 52  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 217-220

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy with Pulmonary Hypertension: Anaesthetic Challenges - A Case Report

1 Prof and Senior Adviser, Neuroanaesthesiologist & Intensivist, Department of Anesthesiology, Army Hospital (R&R), New Delhi, India
2 Senior Resident, Department of Anesthesiology, All India Institute of Medical, Sciences, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
TVSP Murthy
Neuroanaesthesiology, Army Hospital (R&R), Delhi Cantt-110010
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A 38-year-old lady posted for laparoscopic cholecystectomy in a peripheral hospital met with a near fatal cardiac arrest when subjected to anaesthetic induction for the surgery. She was resuscitated, surgery deferred and later referred to our hospital. Here we describe the anaesthetic management of a case of pulmonary hypertension for laparoscopic cholecystectomy in a middle-aged lady.

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