Abstract. – The authors underline the importance of accurate pre-anesthesiological assessment in children undergoing cataract. The alteration is frequently related to many genetic, metabolic and infectious pathologies that could interfere in anesthesia management whatever surgery is requested.
Some possibly responsible congenital syndromes and related alterations are mentioned, particularly focusing on Down’s syndrome.
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M. Sammartino, G. Morelli Sbarra, G. Ferro, F. Chiusolo, R. Garra, M. Marzola, F. Pascale*
Pre-anesthesiological assessment in paediatric cataract surgery
Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci
Vol. 7 - N. 1