Challenges in Cleft Palate Repaired Patient for Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

Patient Information: Procedure: Case Summary:The patient, a 37-year-old female with a history of cleft palate surgery at 2.5 years old, presented for laparoscopic cholecystectomy. The surgical team anticipated potential difficulties in intubation and laryngoscopy due to her medical history and anatomical considerations, including scarring from previous surgeries. Challenges Faced: Scarring from previous surgeries, such as … Read more

Case Report: Minimally Invasive Thyroidectomy for a 35-Year-Old Female with BMI 30

Brief History: The patient, a 35-year-old female with a BMI of 30, presented with thyroid-related concerns necessitating Minimally Invasive Thyroidectomy. Given the patient’s age and BMI, meticulous anaesthesia management was crucial to ensure optimal surgical conditions and patient safety. Monitoring in Anesthesia: To ensure comprehensive monitoring during the procedure, the following measures were implemented: Brief … Read more

Managing Hemodynamic Challenges in a 60-Year-Old Female with Diabetes and Hypertension undergoing Surgery for Buccal Mucosa Carcinoma Spreading to the Tongue

Introduction: In managing patients with complex medical histories, such as diabetes and hypertension, the surgical and anesthesia teams face unique challenges. These challenges are particularly pronounced in cases like carcinoma buccal mucosa spreading to the tongue, where hemodynamic stability is crucial. This discussion delves into the specific considerations and strategies for managing hemodynamics in a … Read more

Understanding Cryoprecipitate’s Role in Managing Platelet Dysfunction in Uremic Patients

Introduction:Platelet dysfunction in uremic patients poses challenges, especially during surgeries. Cryoprecipitate, a blood component rich in clotting factors, plays a crucial role in managing this condition. Let’s explore how cryoprecipitate helps address platelet dysfunction step by step. 1. Defective Platelet Adhesion: 2. Platelet Secretion Defect: 3. Impaired GPIIb-IIIa Function: 4. Altered Platelet Membrane Composition: 5. … Read more

Navigating Intraoperative Tachycardia in the Elderly: Unraveling Causes and Clinical Management in a Complex Case

In this case study, we explore the challenges of intraoperative tachycardia in an 85-year-old patient with diabetes, hypertension, and critical lab values during laparoscopic surgery for suspected intestinal perforation. Discovering duodenal perforation adds urgency, aiming to dissect potential causes and optimal management. Causes: Clinical Management: Causes: Clinical Management: Causes: Clinical Management: Conclusion: Intraoperative tachycardia in the … Read more