Home    eJManager.com Add Your Journal   |    Follow on Twitter   |    Subscribe to List

Directory for Medical Articles

Open Access

Case Report

IJHSR. 2016; 6(11): 304-308

Massive Tongue Swelling Following General Anaesthesia for an Interventional Cardiology Procedure.

Shakeel Arsad Meeran Kunju, Christopher David Liessmann.

The case report describes the perioperative events during general anaesthesia for an interventional cardiology procedure that resulted in massive tongue swelling with significant morbidity to an elderly patient. The article revisits this life threatening complication that is rarely mentioned in recent case reports. The article discusses the various likely causes which anaesthetists should be aware about.

Key words: General anaesthesia, Interventional cardiology procedure, Massive tongue swelling.

Share this Article

ScopeMed Home
Follow ScopeMed on Twitter
Article Tools
Job Opportunities/Service Offers
eJManager OJMS
eJPort Journal Hosting
About ScopeMed
Terms & Conditions
Privacy Policy
Suggest a Journal
Publisher Login
Contact Us

The articles in Scopemed are open access articles licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/) which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited.
ScopeMed is a Service of eJManager LLC Publishing for Scientific Publications. Copyright © ScopeMedź Information Services.
Scopemed Buttons