Volume 8, Issue 1 (12-2017)                   JAP 2017, 8(1): 84-89 | Back to browse issues page

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mirmansouri A, Sedighinejad A, Mohammadzadeh Jouryabi A, ghazanfar tehran S, Nematollahi Sani M, chohdary A. Management of anesthesia in a patient with Huntington’s chorea candidate for cholecystectomy: A case report. JAP. 2017; 8 (1) :84-89
URL: http://jap.iums.ac.ir/article-1-5349-en.html
1- Guilan University of Medical Sciences(GUMS)
2- Guilan University of Medical Sciences(GUMS) , tehranisamaneh88rasht@gmail.com
Abstract:   (1848 Views)
 Aims and background: Huntington’s chorea )HC( is a rare, autosomal, dominant hereditary disorder of the nervous system. This disease is characterized by progressive chorea movement, dementia and psychiatric disorders. In these patients, an abnormal response to many anesthetic drugs has been  observed. The primary goal of general anesthesia in these patients is airway protection and a fast and safe recovery. In this study, a 30 year old male with huntington chorea undergoing elective cholecystectomy with general anesthesia is introduced. case report: The patient was a 30 year old man, known case of Huntington’s chorea from 5 years ago with increased salivary secretions and advanced limb chorea movements underdrug treatment, candidate for elective cholecystectomy. After pre operative visit and necessary implementation, the patient underwent general anesthesia with endotracheal intubation and surgery was performed successfully without complications. After surgery the patient was transferred to recovery room with good general appearance and was discharged after three days.
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Special
Received: 2017.09.7 | Accepted: 2017.10.21 | Published: 2017.11.24

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