Indian Journal of Anaesthesia

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2007  |  Volume : 51  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 47--49

Anaesthetic challenges in a patient with mitochondrial cytopathy undergoing surgery


DN Dhananjay1, Shyam Sundar2, Kurian P Thomas2, Lakshmi Kumar3, Suresh G Nair4 
1 D.A., Lecturer, Department of Anesthesia, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center, Kochi- 682 026, Kerala, India
2 D.A., DNB, Asst. Prof, Department of Anesthesia, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center, Kochi- 682 026, Kerala, India
3 M.D., Asso. Prof, Department of Anesthesia, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center, Kochi- 682 026, Kerala, India
4 M.D.,Prof.andHead, Department of Anesthesia, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center, Kochi- 682 026, Kerala, India

Correspondence Address:
Kurian P Thomas
D.A., DNB, Asst. Prof, Department of Anesthesia, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center, Kochi- 682 026, Kerala
India

This article will highlight certain basic aspects in the management of a case of mitochondrial cytopathy that is unknown to most of us. Clinical condition of the patient is the most important aspect in the management, as the patients with mild disease may be at lower risk for complications while those with severe disease are at a higher risk. We managed a 45year old lady posted for incisional hernia repair


How to cite this article:
Dhananjay D N, Sundar S, Thomas KP, Kumar L, Nair SG. Anaesthetic challenges in a patient with mitochondrial cytopathy undergoing surgery.Indian J Anaesth 2007;51:47-49


How to cite this URL:
Dhananjay D N, Sundar S, Thomas KP, Kumar L, Nair SG. Anaesthetic challenges in a patient with mitochondrial cytopathy undergoing surgery. Indian J Anaesth [serial online] 2007 [cited 2020 Oct 24 ];51:47-49
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