oa Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia - Anaesthetic considerations for liver resections in paediatric patients : PACSA Congress reviews
|Article Title||Anaesthetic considerations for liver resections in paediatric patients : PACSA Congress reviews|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia|
|Affiliations||1 University of Witwatersrand and 2 University of Witwatersrand|
|Publication Date||Jan 2013|
|Pages||290 - 294|
|Keyword(s)||Anaesthetic management, Liver resection and Paediatric patients|
Children presenting for liver resection form a challenging population with co-morbidities that require adequate preoperative assessment and planning to improve postoperative outcomes. With the development of new surgical equipment and techniques, the anaesthestist is in a precarious position in which a delicate balance is needed between delivering organ-protective anaesthesia and providing haemodynamic stability that will allow for optimal surgical results. This review will highlight some of these aspects.
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