Advances in Surgical Sciences

Volume 7, Issue 2, December 2019

  • Anesthetics Consideration and Literature Review in Traumatic Biliothoracic Fistula

    Priscila Alvarenga, Lucas Ferreira Gomes Pereira, Carlos Darcy Alves Bersot, Augusto José Cavalcanti Neto, José Eduardo Guimarães Pereira

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, December 2019
    Pages: 29-34
    Received: 31 October 2019
    Accepted: 2 December 2019
    Published: 10 December 2019
    Abstract: The literature is sparse about anesthetic management for thoracobiliary fistula (TBF) correction surgeries. A gunshot wound victim to the right thoracoabdominal region presented a green colored secretion draining from the right hemithorax during the postoperative period. Laboratory analysis of the secretion along with ultrasound and CT scan confirm... Show More
  • Continuous ESP Block Technique for an Open Thoracotomy in Neurofibromatosis Patient

    Matheus de Castro Abi-Ramia Chimelli, Amanda Caroline Figueiredo Gomes Andrade, Marcelo Grisólia Gonçalo, Clarissa Mayara de Sales Guimarães, Carlos Frederico Panisset Lanhas La Cava, Carlos Darcy Alves Bersot

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, December 2019
    Pages: 35-37
    Received: 9 November 2019
    Accepted: 17 December 2019
    Published: 30 December 2019
    Abstract: Neurofibromatosis remains a challenge for the anesthesiologist as it brings issues especially regarding safety of anesthetic management such as airway management and neuraxial anesthesia. We report a case of a 60 year-old woman with controlled clinical comorbidities and neurofibromatosis, admitted for an open thoracotomy for excision of a growing p... Show More