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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 136-137

Neuroanaesthetic and perioperative challenges in the management of giant encephaloceles

1 Neuroanaesthesiologist, INHS Asvini, Mumbai, Colaba-05, India
2 Resident Surgey, INHS Asvini, Mumbai, Colaba-05, India
3 Resident Anaesthesiology, INHS Asvini, Mumbai, Colaba-05, India
4 Paediatric Anaesthesiologist, INHS Asvini, Mumbai, Colaba-05, India
5 Resident Paediatrics, INHS Asvini, Mumbai, Colaba-05, India

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DOI: 10.4103/0975-3605.203309

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There are complex issues involved in the surgical management of giant occipital encephaloceles, especially in neonates and young infants. Airway management can cause technical difficulties due to location of lesion, associated abnormalities and the position to be maintained during surgery. We present perioperative challenges we faced in the management of one such case.

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