Anesthetic management for non-cardiac surgery in a patient with Fontan palliation: case report

  • María Camila Henao-Solarte School of Medicine, Universidad CES, Medellín, Colombia
  • Mateo Uribe-Moreno School of Medicine, Universidad CES, Medellín, Colombia
  • Álvaro Ospina De los Ríos a. School of Medicine, Universidad CES, Medellín, Colombia. b. Clínica CES, Medellín, Colombia
Keywords: Fontan Procedure, Congenital Abnormalities, Heart Defects, Anesthesia, Case Reports

Abstract

Survival of patients with Fontan palliation has improved significantly over the years and it constitutes a condition frequently found nowadays in the perioperative setting for non-cardiac surgery. A history of this disease condition implies complex physiologic and multiorgan considerations for the anesthetist who may need to resort to special measures in order to maintain homeostasis and avoid complications. In this paper we present the case of a patient with a history of Fontan, and describe successful anesthetic management during laparoscopic surgery.

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Henao-Solarte MC, Uribe-Moreno M, Ospina De los Ríos Álvaro. Anesthetic management for non-cardiac surgery in a patient with Fontan palliation: case report. Colomb. J. Anesthesiol. [Internet]. 2019Oct.1 [cited 2022Jan.20];47(4):253-6. Available from: https://www.revcolanest.com.co/index.php/rca/article/view/33

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2019-10-01
How to Cite
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Henao-Solarte MC, Uribe-Moreno M, Ospina De los Ríos Álvaro. Anesthetic management for non-cardiac surgery in a patient with Fontan palliation: case report. Colomb. J. Anesthesiol. [Internet]. 2019Oct.1 [cited 2022Jan.20];47(4):253-6. Available from: https://www.revcolanest.com.co/index.php/rca/article/view/33
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