Role of Anaesthesiologist in the management of Pericardial Mass in one month old child

  • Lulu Fatema Vali Associate Professor, Department of Anaesthesia, Government Medical College and Superspeciallity Hospital, Nagpur, Maharashtra,
  • Apeksha A Bhure Associate Professor, Department of Anaesthesia, Government Medical College and Superspeciallity Hospital, Nagpur, Maharashtra,
Keywords: Mediastinal mass, Airway Compression, Anaesthesia

Abstract

A large pericardial mass compressing lower trachea and main bronchi was diagnosed in 1 month old baby who presented with dyspnea and cough. Anticipating potential danger of airway collapse during general anaesthesia management of such patient is discussed. Cardiopulmonary bypass was kept ready. Large mass from right side of pericardium was removed. Child recovered uneventfully.

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Published
2017-11-30
Section
Case Report