Peri-Operative Stress-related cardiomyopathy following pediatric liver transplant – A Case Series

Vol 6 | Issue 3 | September-December 2020 | Page — | Vijay Shankar, Anupam Raj, Neerav Goyal


Author: Vijay Shankar [1], Anupam Raj [1], Neerav Goyal [2]

[1] Department of Anesthesiology & Intensive care, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, India.
[2] Department of Liver Transplantation & Hepato-Biliary Surgery, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Dehi, India.

Address of Correspondence
Dr. Anupam Raj
Consultant, Department of Anesthesiology & Intensive care Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, India.
E-mail: anupamraj21@gmail.com


Peri-Operative Stress-related cardiomyopathy following pediatric liver transplant – A Case Series


Abstract

Perioperative stress-related cardiomyopathy has been extensively described in adults undergoing liver transplantation to be associated with adverse outcomes. Reports of stress-related cardiomyopathy among children is scarce and is usually associated with better clinical outcomes compared to adults. We describe 3 instances of pediatric liver transplantation who developed stress-related cardiomyopathy during the perioperative period and had adverse clinical outcomes.
Keywords: Liver Transplantation; Stress related cardiomyopathy; Heart failure.


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How to Cite this Article: Shankar V, Raj A, Goyal N | Peri-Operative Stress-related cardiomyopathy following pediatric liver transplant – A Case Series | Journal of Anaesthesia and Critical Care Case Reports | September-December 2020; 6(3): —-.

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