Anaesthetic management of a patient with traumatic central cord syndrome Coming for supracondylar fixation of right femur

S.Kalyani Surya Dhanalakshmi., Ramakrishna Cchaitanya. K., I. Rajkumar and D. Satyasree

Central cord syndrome is the most common incomplete cervical spine injury presenting with variable
degree of quadriparesis. We report anesthetic management of a patient with traumatic quadriparesis
along with supracondylar fracture of femur, scheduled for surgical correction. The attendant problems
of protection of the cervical spine, difficulty in intubation of the unstable cervical spine are discussed
in this report.

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