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Saudi J Anaesth. 2019 Jul-Sep;13(3):246-248. doi: 10.4103/sja.SJA_788_18.

Comprehensive perioperative management of an infant with huge mediastinal mass.

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1
Department of Anesthesiology, Sancheti Hospital, Pune, Maharashtra, India.
2
Department of Anaesthesiology, Shusurut Jadhav Kinder Chirurgie Paediatric Hospital, Vishrambaug, Sangli, Maharashtra, India.
3
Department of Surgery, Shusurut Jadhav Kinder Chirurgie Paediatric Hospital, Vishrambaug, Sangli, Maharashtra, India.
4
Department of Anaesthesiology, Basavatarakam Indo-American Cancer Hospital and Research Institute, Hyderabad, Telangana, India.

Abstract

Anaesthesia induction and meticulous airway management is important in a patient with anterior mediastinal mass. It is all the more challenging if this is encountered in infants. We report a comrehensive successful management of an infant with huge anterior mediastinal mass who was anaesthesized for diagnosis initially followed by surgical resection of the tumor.

KEYWORDS:

Anaesthesia; infant; mediastinal mass; surgery

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