S-Space College of Dentistry/School of Dentistry (치과대학/치의학대학원) Dept. of Dentistry (치의학과) Journal Papers (저널논문_치의학과)
정신지체 환아의 치과치료를 위한 외래마취관리 -증례보고-
Anesthetic Management of a Mentally Retarded Child during Dental Treatment -A case report -
- Issue Date
- 대한치과마취과학회지 2005; 5: 22-24.
- General anesthesia is often required for mentally retarded children undergoing extensive dental treatment. We experienced a case of dental treatment under general anesthesia in a 14-year-old boy with mental retardation. He was treated on an outpatient basis. He was diagnosed of Noonan syndrome and received heart surgery when he was six years old. Induction using thiopental and vecuronium was uneventful and nasotracheal intubation were carried out. General anesthesia was maintained with sevoflurane for 2.5 hours. After monitoring the patient for 2 hours and confirming his recovery, he was discharged from the day care unit. In summary, we report this successful anesthetic management of a mentally retarded child during dental treatment in as an out-patient