Year : 2013  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 283--285

Coronary artery bypass surgery in the presence of cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea


Rajinder Singh Rawat1, Yatin Mehta1, Naresh Trehan2, Aditya Gupta3 
1 Medanta Institute of Critical Care and Anesthesiology, Medanta- The Medicity, Gurgaon, Haryana, India
2 Medanta Heart Institute, Medanta- The Medicity, Gurgaon, Haryana, India
3 Functional Neurosurgery, Medanta Institute of Neurosciences, Gurgaon, Haryana, India

Correspondence Address:
Yatin Mehta
Medanta Institute of Critical Care and Anesthesiology, Medanta. The Medicity, Sector 38, Gurgaon, Haryana - 122 001
India

A seventy eight year old male patient was admitted in our hospital with headache, vomiting, irritability and confusion. Initially he was diagnosed as a case of pyogenic encephalitis. Further investigations revealed that patient had cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea and coronary artery disease. He successfully underwent coronary artery bypass grafting and cerebrospinal fluid leak repair.


How to cite this article:
Rawat RS, Mehta Y, Trehan N, Gupta A. Coronary artery bypass surgery in the presence of cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea.Ann Card Anaesth 2013;16:283-285


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Rawat RS, Mehta Y, Trehan N, Gupta A. Coronary artery bypass surgery in the presence of cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea. Ann Card Anaesth [serial online] 2013 [cited 2021 Nov 28 ];16:283-285
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