GULHANE MEDICAL JOURNAL 2005 , Vol 47 , Issue 2
Anesthetic management of a patient with Takayasu's arteritis
Gökçen Başaranoğlu1, Veysel Erden1, Selim Kocabora2, Yusuf Kalko3, Hamdi Delatioğlu1, Kerem Erkalp1, Zehra Yangın1
1Anesteziyoloji ve Reanimasyon Kliniği
2Göz Kliniği
3Kalp Damar Cerrahisi Kliniği
Takayasu's arteritis is a rare, idiopathic and chronic inflammatory disease. We report the successful anesthetic management of a 39- year-old woman with Takayasu's arteritis, in whom visual disturbance occurred after total abdominal hysterectomy. Keywords : Takayasu's arteritis, anesthesia, complications