Anesthesia in a patient with Stiff Person Syndrome


Yagan O., Ozyilmaz K., Ozmaden A., Sayin O., HANCI V.

REVISTA BRASILEIRA DE ANESTESIOLOGIA, vol.66, no.5, pp.543-545, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 66 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.bjane.2013.02.004
  • Journal Name: REVISTA BRASILEIRA DE ANESTESIOLOGIA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.543-545
  • Keywords: Anesthesia, Total intravenous anesthesia, Stiff Person Syndrome, MANAGEMENT
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Stiff Person Syndrome (SPS), typified by rigidity in muscles of the torso and extremities and painful episodic spasms, is a rare autoimmune-based neurological disease. Here we present the successful endotracheal intubation and application of TIVA without muscle relaxants on an SPS patient.