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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 106-108

Anesthetic Management in Emergency Exploratory Laparotomy of Perforation Peritonitis in 92 Years Old patient: A Case Report


1 Resident, Department of Anaesthesiology, BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
2 Dean and Professor, Department of Anaesthesiology, BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
3 Associate Professor, Department of Anaesthesiology, BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
4 Tutor, Department of Anaesthesiology, BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Correspondence Address:
Rutu Shah
Resident, Department of Anaesthesiology, BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
India
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Background : Perforation peritonitis is a common surgical emergency. Geriatric patient presenting with perforation peritonitis is a challenge for an anaesthetist. Risk and outcome in such patients depend upon age, the patient's physiological status, co-existing disease and whether the surgery is elective or emergency and type of procedure. Preoperative optimization, hemodynamic stability can reduce intraoperative and postoperative morbidity and mortality. Considering decreased physiological reserve of all body organs and systems intensive care in critical care setting is essential.


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