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Anesthetic Management in a Child with Incidental Finding of Congenital Scoliosis for a Urology Procedure: A Case Report

Sheik Abdullah, KC Dhinesh, Mahnoor Jaffar

Keywords : Hypoxemia, Lung volume, Pediatric, Scoliosis

Citation Information : Abdullah S, Dhinesh K, Jaffar M. Anesthetic Management in a Child with Incidental Finding of Congenital Scoliosis for a Urology Procedure: A Case Report. Indian J Respir Care 2023; 12 (2):188-190.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-11010-1046

License: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

Published Online: 30-06-2023

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2023; The Author(s).


Congenital scoliosis is a three-dimensional spine deformity that includes a frontal plane deviation of the spine caused by vertebral and rib malformations. Even in mild cases of formation failures in the first 3 years of life, early intervention is recommended; a conservative approach may also be beneficial. Such cases for semi-emergency procedures necessitate a thorough examination of the pulmonary system. In mild cases, we recommend looking for pulmonary reserve as well as ways to improve lung function. The goal of this case report is to document the pulmonary changes that must be dealt with intraoperatively while maintaining spontaneous breathing.

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