CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 136-138

Anesthetic management of ischemic heart disease with ejection fraction of 35% in a patient of fracture neck femur


Department of Anaesthesia, Government Medical College, Miraj, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
S Jawe Nilesh
IHR Hostel Room No 50, PVPGHS, Sangli, Maharashtra
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1687-7934.178894

Rights and Permissions

Anesthetic management of cardiac patients coming for noncardiac surgery has always been challenging. Goal of anesthesia management is to keep myocardial oxygen supply greater than demand to avoid ischemia. In this case report, anesthetic implications included assessment of cardiovascular status of the patient preoperatively with selection of epidural anesthesia (EA) and analgesia technique. Incremental doses of local anesthetic were given to maintain myocardial oxygen demand. To the best of our knowledge, there have been only few case reports on EA for ischemic heart disease patient coming for noncardiac surgery. Hence, we report a successful anesthetic management of a patient with ischemic heart disease posted for fracture neck of femur under EA and analgesia.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed2564    
    Printed15    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded258    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal