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