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Anaesthetic Management of a Neonate with an Intrapericardial Teratoma: A Case Report
  • Ying Lu-Boettcher,
  • Prabhat Koppera,
  • Lori Riegger
Ying Lu-Boettcher
University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Prabhat Koppera
University of Michigan Health System
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Lori Riegger
University of Michigan Health System
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Abstract

We describe the anaesthetic management of a 4-day-old premature infant presenting for urgent resection of a massive posterior intrapericardial teratoma. Anaesthetic challenges include anticipating cardiopulmonary collapse upon induction and hemodynamic instability associated with blood loss or tumor manipulation. Premature infants present unique challenges due to patient-to-tumor size discrepancy.

Peer review status:ACCEPTED

01 Aug 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
06 Aug 2020Assigned to Editor
06 Aug 2020Submission Checks Completed
24 Aug 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
28 Aug 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
31 Aug 2020Editorial Decision: Accept