Anaesthesia and peri-operative care in the primary Periodic Paralysis Disorders

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Adverse reactions to anaesthesia, including life-threatening events, are a serious concern for patients with Periodic Paralysis Disorders. Many of our patients report serious events associated with anesthesia and side effects which may linger for days to months.

There is rarely time for a surgical team to comb through journals and texts for the specialized knowledge needed to care for the patient with periodic paralysis.

In order to make finding this information easier retired Haemato-oncologist and ATS patient Dr. Annabelle Baughan, PPI Director Deb Cavel-Greant, HKPP Listserv member Jan Megalo, and Neurologist Dr. Frank Weber have prepared both a Literature Review and a set of Practical Guidelines physicians may consult when caring for a patient with one of the Periodic Paralyses.

Anaesthesia and peri-operative care in the primary Periodic Paralysis Disorders

Part 1: A Review of the Literature

Anaesthesia and peri-operative care in the primary Periodic Paralysis Disorders

Part 2: Practical Guidelines 

 

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