Anesthesia and sedation for pediatric heart disease

Euleche Alanmanou, Nina Deutsch, Vyas M. Kartha, Jamie Mc Elrath Schwartz

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


This chapter discusses the roles of anesthesia and sedation for infants and children with pediatric heart disease. The goal is for providers that are caring for these patients to become comfortable understanding the myriad of options and techniques to support these patients. A variety of options will be explained and which situation is best for which options. It is essential that the team is able to carefully consider the risk/benefit ratio for any given patient for any given procedure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCritical Heart Disease in Infants and Children
ISBN (Electronic)9781455707607
ISBN (Print)9781455751006
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018


  • Anesthesia
  • Anesthetic risk
  • Perioperative management
  • Sedation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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