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International Journal of Anesthesiology Research

Vol. 1, Issue 1, Part A (2019)

Anaesthetic management of a patient with severe tricuspid regurgitation undergoing live donor kidney transplantation

Author(s):

Rachini Withanage, Anuja Abayadeera

Abstract:

Background: Isolated severe structural tricuspid regurgitation (TR) is a rare condition and intraoperative worsening of TR led to management dilemmas during a live donor kidney transplantation (KT). Case report: We are discussing anaesthetic management of a patient with isolated structural TR who underwent a live donor kidney transplantation. Intraoperative use of noradrenaline caused significant derangements in haemodynamics and bradycardia produced prevented accurate noninvasive blood pressure monitoring. Conclusion: A pure vasoconstrictor like noradrenaline causes adverse haemodynamic effects when used to increase blood pressure in a patient with severe TR.

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International Journal of Anesthesiology Research
How to cite this article:
Rachini Withanage, Anuja Abayadeera. Anaesthetic management of a patient with severe tricuspid regurgitation undergoing live donor kidney transplantation. Int. J. Anesthesiology Res. 2019;1(1):14-15. DOI: 10.33545/26648849.2019.v1.i1a.4