CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 289-291

Perioperative management of a patient with Gilberts syndrome and rheumatic heart disease


Department of Anaesthesiology, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Puducherry, India

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R V Ranjan
House No 11, Type D II Quarters, JIPMER Campus, Puducherry-605006
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DOI: 10.4103/1658-354X.101225

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Anaesthetic management of patients with hepatic dysfunction can be quite challenging, as many anaesthetic agents are metabolized by liver. Heart disease on anti coagulation can pose additional challenge. Here we report a case of Gilbert's syndrome with rheumatic heart disease on anti coagulation posted for elective hernia repair.


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