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Anesthesia management in a pediatric patient with Dandy-Walker syndrome

Author(s): Feyzi Çelik | Adnan Tüfek | Vildan Temel | Salim Akdemir | Zeynep Baysal Yıldırım | Gönül Ölmez Kavak

Journal: Journal of Clinical and Experimental Investigations
ISSN 1309-8578

Volume: 2;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 327;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: Dandy-Walker syndrome | ventriculo-peritoneal shunt | difficult intubation

General anesthesia management of patients with Dandy-Walker syndrome is important since intubation may be difficult due to concomitant anomalies such as hydrocephalus, micrognathia and cleft palate. It should be considered that these patients may require postoperative intensive care support. In this article, anesthesia management of a patient with Dandy-Walker syndrome underwent persistent ventriculo-peritoneal shunt was presented. J Clin Exp Invest 2011; 2 (3): 327-329.
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