Category: General Anesthesia

Cranial Base Surgery

Lesions requiring Cranial Base Surgery represent a heterogeneous group of lesions and vascular malformations associated with cranial base bony structures. These pathologies provide a challenging situation for both neurosurgeon …

Emergence from anesthesia

Emergence from anesthesia has cardiorespiratory, metabolic/endocrine and neurologic consequences. Awakening and extubation after anesthesia are associated with haemodynamic arousal lasting 10-25 minutes. This activation is partially mediated by elevations …

Cerebral Aneurysm Clipping

Skull is a fixed vault and most intracerebral structures are relatively in compressible, hence even a small haemorrhage can result in a significant anatomic distortion producing significant rise in …

Awake Craniotomy Anesthesia

The anesthesiologist should know that the essential element of an “anesthetic” for an Awake Craniotomy Anesthesia is the surgeon’s local anesthetic technique. Craniotomy is required for removal of space …

Anesthesia in Neurological Disease

Patients with primary neurodegenerative undergoing Anesthesia in Neurological Disease  (Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s chorea, Alzheimer’s, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ) or demyelinating diseases (Guillain-Barre’ syndrome, multiple sclerosis, myeloneuropathies) suffer from progressive …