Anesthetic management of a patient with asystolic spells

Kelly L. Crowley, Mohamed Rehman, Roy E. Schwartz

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Abstract

Breathholding spells are common in infancy. In a subset of patients they may be associated with bradycardia and asystole. Management of these children necessitates placement of a permanent pacemaker. We discuss the anesthetic management of one such case.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)207-209
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Anesthesia
Volume16
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2004
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Acute life-threatening event (ALTE)
  • anesthesia
  • asystolic spell
  • breathholding
  • pacemaker
  • pediatric

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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Anesthetic management of a patient with asystolic spells. / Crowley, Kelly L.; Rehman, Mohamed; Schwartz, Roy E.

In: Journal of Clinical Anesthesia, Vol. 16, No. 3, 01.05.2004, p. 207-209.

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Crowley, Kelly L. ; Rehman, Mohamed ; Schwartz, Roy E. / Anesthetic management of a patient with asystolic spells. In: Journal of Clinical Anesthesia. 2004 ; Vol. 16, No. 3. pp. 207-209.
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