ANESTHETIC MANAGEMENT OF A PATIENT WITH ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS PRESENTING WITH FRACTURE FEMUR - A CASE REPORT

Authors

  • Saleem Ahmed Military Hospital/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • Khalid Zaeem Aslam Military Hospital/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • Syed Samee Uddin Military Hospital/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • Sanum Kashif Military Hospital/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan

Keywords:

Ankylosing spondylitis, Awake fiber optic intubation, Failed intubation, Fixed spine deformity, Ultra sound guided

Abstract

A patient with severe ankylosing spondylitis with fixed spine deformity was planned for hemi arthroplasty for fracture neck of femur. After failed attempts at regional anesthesia, patient was managed under general anesthesia with awake fiberoptic intubation technique and was successfully extubated at the end of surgical procedure.

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Published

31-08-2017

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Case Reports

How to Cite

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Ahmed S, Aslam KZ, Uddin SS, Kashif S. ANESTHETIC MANAGEMENT OF A PATIENT WITH ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS PRESENTING WITH FRACTURE FEMUR - A CASE REPORT. Pak Armed Forces Med J [Internet]. 2017 Aug. 31 [cited 2024 Jun. 18];67(Suppl-3):S310-12. Available from: https://pafmj.org/PAFMJ/article/view/4582