May 2019

Case of the Month 

Patient/ family consent: Patient’s identity (DOB), patient`s face or other details and case-related details (day of surgery) are not recognizable or showed.

Provider: Gabor Erodes, MD, PhD, Vice Director of Adult Cardiovascular and Paediatric Cardiac Anaesthesia, Director of EACTA Fellowship Programme, Site University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

Summary: That is a bedside monitor from a patient undergoing catheter ablation for recurrent ventricular fibrillation, under GA.

Questions:

  1. What could you find in the bedside monitor? How is it possible?
  2. How could you monitor patients with LVAD undergoing non-cardiac procedures?

 

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