The fourth issue of the Greek e-journal of Perioperative Medicine for 2022 presents various case reports concerning perioperative medicine.
The case of Sivrioğlu D et al. presents the perioperative management of an 8-year-old patient with Glycogen storage disease type Ia (GSD type-Ia), with malignant transformation of hepatic adenoma, that underwent liver transplantation. The authors note that the anesthetic management of these patients has important implications for anesthesiologists due to different system involvements.
The case report of Uslu A et al. presents the preparation and management of non-operating room anesthesia (NORA) in an 8-year-old patient diagnosed with VACTERL syndrome (multiple congenital malformations: vertebral, cardiac, tracheo-esophageal, renal and extremity anomalies, cardiac anomaly-large secundum ASD-, right renal agenesis, operated tracheoesophageal fistula and esophageal atresia).
The article of Kandemir E et al. evaluates the anesthetic management and considerations of a glycogen storage disease type 1a pediatric patient with air embolism during liver transplantation. The authors conclude a multidisciplinary approach and care should be taken in terms of limiting the presence of perioperative complications.
Next, the article of Papagiannopoulou O et al. shows that the intraoperative use of transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE) establishes the diagnosis (aneurysm dissection of the ascending aorta, a large thrombus… Continue reading