Epidural Anesthesia in Cardical Surgery

Manailova, Tanja and Petrovski, Vladimir and Stoicovski, Emil and Hristov, Nikola and Mitrev, Zan (2010) Epidural Anesthesia in Cardical Surgery. In: IV Конгрес на анестеолози на Македонија, 23-26 Sept 2010, Ohrid, Macedonia.

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The purpose of this study was to present our initial experience with the use of
combined high epidural thoracic anesthesia (HTEA) with general anesthesia (GA) in unselected patients for open-heart surgery. Material and methods: From November 2005 to January 2006, 75 patients were subjected to open heart surgery using HTEA and GA. Unstable angina was present in 42 (56%). Forty eight (64%) were classified as New York Heart Association class III +-or IV. Preoperative ejection fraction was 39 13. Median sternotomy was performed in 70 (93%) patients, right antero-lateral thoracotomy in 4(5%) and median laparotomy in 1 patient. Aorto coronary bypass (ACB) was done in 45(60%) ofthe patientswith 5(7%) offpump cases,ventriculoplasty and valve reconstructive surgery in 8(11%) of the patients, valve replacement was done in 12(16%) of the patients, mitral valve reconstruction in 6 (8%) of the patients. Two patients required intra aortic balloon pump support

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Medical and Health Sciences > Basic medicine
Medical and Health Sciences > Clinical medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Emil Stoicovski
Date Deposited: 26 Mar 2013 12:30
Last Modified: 06 May 2014 13:21
URI: https://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/id/eprint/5963

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