Perioperative Management of Patient with Factor XI Deficiency Undergoing Total Knee Arthroplasty
- *Corresponding Author:
- Eric Kamenetsky
Department of Anesthesiology,Northwestern Memorial Hospital
251 E. Huron, F5-704, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: September 18, 2014; Accepted date: November 15, 2014; Published date: November 27, 2014
Citation: Kamenetsky E, Afifi S (2014) Perioperative Management of Patient with Factor XI Deficiency Undergoing Total Knee Arthroplasty. J Anesth Clin Res 5:471. doi: 10.4172/2155-6148.1000471
Copyright: © 2014 Kamenetsky E, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Factor XI (FXI) deficiency is a rare, inherited bleeding disorder that is typically asymptomatic and presents with unexpected bleeding after surgery or trauma. We present a patient with FXI deficiency that underwent total knee arthroplasty (TKA) under general anesthesia and received peripheral nerve blocks for postoperative analgesia. We also present a review of literature focused on presentation of FXI deficiency in various surgical settings and choices of perioperative anesthetic management.