Dwarfs: Pathophysiology and anesthetic implications

I. D. Berkowitz, Srinivasa Naga Raja, K. S. Bender, S. E. Kopits

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80 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)739-759
Number of pages21
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1990


  • airway: obstruction
  • anesthesia: cardiac, neurosurgical, pediatric, fiberoptic bronchoscopy, induction, inhalational, regional
  • apnea
  • complications: spinal cord compression, quadriplegia
  • dwarfs
  • heart diseases, pulmonary hypertension, coronary disease, pulmonary circulation
  • hydrocephalus
  • malignant hyperthermia
  • odontoid dysplasia
  • osteochondrodysplasias
  • pulmonary disease: tracheobroncheal obstruction, restrictive lung disease

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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