oa Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia - Anaesthetic considerations for liver resections in paediatric patients : PACSA Congress reviews

Volume 19, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 2220-1181
  • E-ISSN: 2220-1173



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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