서울대학교치과병원 장애인진료실에서 전신마취 하 치과치료를 받은 환자의 장애 질환 및 협진 현황 조사
The Status of Comprehensive Dental Treatment and Type of Disabilities of the Patients Treated under Outpatient General Anesthesia at the Clinic for the Disabled in Seoul National University Dental Hospital
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- 대한치과마취과학회지 2006; 6: 82-88.
- Background: The number of patients with disabilities who require general anesthesia for dental treatment is increasing. Methods: We reviewed the cases of 538 patients with disabilities who underwent outpatient general anesthesia for dental treatment at the clinic for the disabled in Seoul national university dental hospital according to the types of disabilities and comprehensive treatments. Results: The patients mean age was 17.4 years and fifty-eight percent of the patients had epilepsy, autism, mental retardation and cerebral palsy. About twenty-five percent of the patients were medically compromised such as brain disease, heart disease and genetic problem. In 142 cases, more than two dentists from the clinical departments systemically co-worked to provide the patients with comprehensive treatment as accurately and quickly as possible under general anesthesia. Conclusions: The number of medically compromised patients was high and the system of comprehensive dental treatment was well run.