Year : 2013  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 289--292

Posterior mediastinal mass: Do we need to worry much?


Parin Lalwani, Rajiv Chawla, Mritunjay Kumar, Akhilesh S Tomar, Padmalatha Raman 
 Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Govind Ballabh Pant Hospital, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Rajiv Chawla
Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Govind Ballabh Pant Hospital, New Delhi - 110 002
India

Anesthetic management of mediastinal masses is challenging. There is abundant literature available on anesthesia management of anterior mediastinal mass. Anesthetic management of posterior mediastinal mass lesions normally have uneventful course. We describe airway collapse and difficult mechanical ventilation in the postoperative period in a patient with posterior mediastinal mass.


How to cite this article:
Lalwani P, Chawla R, Kumar M, Tomar AS, Raman P. Posterior mediastinal mass: Do we need to worry much?.Ann Card Anaesth 2013;16:289-292


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Lalwani P, Chawla R, Kumar M, Tomar AS, Raman P. Posterior mediastinal mass: Do we need to worry much?. Ann Card Anaesth [serial online] 2013 [cited 2021 Dec 8 ];16:289-292
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