Anaesthetic considerations for a child with combined Prader-Willi syndrome and mitochondrial myopathy.


Journal Article

We report the anaesthetic management of a child with Prader-Willi syndrome and mitochondrial myopathy for open heart surgery. We used ketamine, fentanyl, rocuronium and caudal morphine together with a propofol infusion with no untoward effects. The implications of both conditions for anaesthesia are discussed.

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Cited Authors

  • Sharma, AD; Erb, T; Schulman, SR; Sreeram, G; Slaughter, TF

Published Date

  • July 2001

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 11 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 488 - 490

PubMed ID

  • 11442870

Pubmed Central ID

  • 11442870

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1155-5645

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1046/j.1460-9592.2001.00696.x


  • eng

Conference Location

  • France