Spinal anesthesia for gastrostomy in an infant with nemaline myopathy

Ze'ev Shenkman, Offer Sheffer, Ilan Erez, Ita Litmanovitc, Robert Jedeikin

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Abstract

We report a case of spinal anesthesia in an infant with nemaline myopathy. Spinal anesthesia was administered to preempt the potential problems of difficult tracheal intubation and prolonged mechanical ventilation secondary to muscle weakness after the use of IV anesthetics in this patient.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)858-859
Number of pages2
JournalAnesthesia and Analgesia
Volume91
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 2000

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