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Indian Journal of Clinical Anaesthesia


Successful anesthetic management of laparoscopic cholecystectomy in patients with situs inversus totalis


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Author Details : Mustafizur Rahman*, Deepankar Sarma

Volume : 6, Issue : 2, Year : 2019

Article Page : 304-306


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Abstract

Situs inversus totalis is a condition where visceral and thoracic organs are transposed from their normal anatomic position to the opposite and posed as mirror image. It is also a rare congenital condition. It may present some significant difficulty in diagnosing acute abdomen and in management of anesthesia also.Anesthesiologists must have a thorough knowledge regarding this condition and its associated abnormalities to conduct smooth anesthetic management. Here we are reporting three cases of situs inversus totalis posted for laparoscopic cholecystectomy under general anesthesia which went uneventful.

Keywords: Laparoscopy, Cholecystectomy, Situs inversus totalis, Kartazeners syndrome.

Doi : 10.18231/j.ijca.2019.057

How to cite : Rahman M, Sarma D, Successful anesthetic management of laparoscopic cholecystectomy in patients with situs inversus totalis. Indian J Clin Anaesth 2019;6(2):304-306

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