International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Anaesthesiology | India | Volume 9 Issue 5, May 2020 | Rating: 6.3 / 10


Anaesthetic Management for Cholecysectomy in a Patient with Prosthetic Mitral Valve due to Cardiac Amyloidosis and Mitral Valve Prolapse

Dr. Sarah Shahnaz.S | Dr. C. G. Raghuram [9] | Dr. Chandrakala [6]


Abstract: A case of amyloidosis of cardiac origin along with mitral valve prolapse in a young patient is a rare phenomenon. It poses a challenge to the anesthesiologist when they present for noncardiac surgery under emergency. We discuss a case of a young patient with a prosthetic mitral valve, on anticoagulants, posted for an emergency laparoscopic /open cholecystectomy and its anaesthetic management.


Keywords: cardiac amyloidosis, mitral valve prolapse, prosthetic mitral valve, laparoscopic cholecystectomy


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 5, May 2020,


Pages: 489 - 491


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