Anaesthesiological management of the paediatric patient in the catheterisation laboratory

Giuseppe Isgrò, Marco Ranucci

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Abstract

The widespread use of therapeutic cardiac catheterisation in the management of congenital heart disease requires the presence of a trained paediatric cardiac anaesthesiologist with the ability to provide both safe and consistent sedation or general anaesthesia to paediatric cardiac patients. Specific knowledge of the pathophysiology of congenital cardiac lesions and the clinical implications of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures are essential.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCardiac Catheterization for Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetal Life to Adulthood
PublisherSpringer-Verlag Milan
Pages7-16
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9788847056817, 9788847056800
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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