Turkish Journal of Anaesthesiology & Reanimation
Case Report

Anaesthesia Application for Cardiac Denervation in a Patient with Long QT Syndrome and Cardiomyopathy

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Türkiye Yüksek İhtisas Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Anestezi Kliniği, Ankara, Türkiye

Turk J Anaesthesiol Reanim 2016; 44: 50-53
DOI: 10.5152/TJAR.2016.91249
Read: 372 Downloads: 161 Published: 25 September 2019

Long QT syndrome is a congenital disorder that is characterized by a prolongation of the QT interval on electrocardiograms and a propensity to ventricular tachyarrhythmias, which may lead to syncope, cardiac arrest or sudden death. Cardiomyopathy and pulmonary hypertension diseases have additional risks in anaesthesia management. In this study, we emphasize on one lung ventilation, pacemaker-implantable cardioverter–defibrillator and the anaesthesia management process in a patient with long QT syndrome, cardiomyopathy and pulmonary hypertension who underwent thoracic sympathectomy.

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