International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Neuroscience | India | Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017 | Rating: 6.3 / 10


Anesthetic Management of a Patient with Sickle Cell Disease with Kochs Spine Posted for D5-D10 Instrumentation

Dr. Suman Sahu [2] | Dr. Rajan Pandya [2] | Dr. Olvyna D'Souza | Dr. Samrajni Ganguly [3]


Abstract: Patients with sickle cell disease (SCD) may present to the anesthetist in different clinical settings like perioperative care, management of acute painful crisis and intensive therapy for acute respiratory failure. We describe the successful management of a 29-year-old male patient with SCD, case of Kochs spine posted for D5 to D10 decompression and instrumentation under generall anesthesia. The importance of preoperative stabilization and careful anesthetic strategy is emphasized.


Keywords: Sickle cell disease, kochs spine, instrumentation, hbs, plasmapharesis


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017,


Pages: 188 - 189


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