Dysrhythmias under General Anesthesia and Their Management

  • Zahid Hussain Khan Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Ali Movafegh Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Dr Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Hussain Kareem Abed Ali Department of Anesthesia, School of Allied Medical Sciences, International Campus, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Keywords: Anesthesia, Cardiac arrhythmias

Abstract

Cardiac arrhythmias during anesthesia are common and almost benign, with the incidence ranging from 60 to 90%. Arrhythmias are one of several significant predictors for severe cardiovascular outcomes. It is essential, therefore, for the anesthetist to evaluate patients at risk preoperatively with a careful history and to have an appropriate knowledge concerning the etiology, electrophysiology, diagnosis, drug effects and treatment of arrhythmias.

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Published
2019-07-02
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Khan Z, Movafegh A, Abed Ali H. Dysrhythmias under General Anesthesia and Their Management. Arch Anesth & Crit Care. 5(3):104-6.
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