Anaesthetic Management of Non-Thyroid Surgery in a Hypothyroid Patient: Case Report
Shaila Surendra Kamath*
Department of Anaesthesiology, Kasturba Medical College Hospital, Attavar, Mangalore 575001, Manipal University, Karnataka, India.
- *Corresponding Author:
- Shaila Surendra Kamath
Near Sathya Sai Nursing Home
Dongarkery, Mangalore 575003
Karnataka State, India.
Tel: +91 9844090231 (Mob.)
Received: 15 February 2014 Accepted: 16 March 2014
A 63 year old hypertensive patient 2 months following total laryngectomy and total thyroidectomy developed left sided neck swelling and stridor posted for urgent radical neck dissection surgery .On investigation he found to be severely hypothyroid. Carefully planned perioperative management facilitated an uneventful recovery of the patient.