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 OJAnes  Vol.5 No.4 , April 2015
Anesthetic Management of a Patient with Sick Sinus Syndrome during General Anesthesia for Maxillofacial Surgery
Abstract: Sick sinus syndrome (SSS) is a generalized abnormality of cardiac impulse formation. Patients with SSS occasionally need temporary pacing during general anesthesia. The most common issue arising in the perioperative period is electromagnetic interference with device function. We report a case of a 66-year-old man who required temporary cardiac pacing during maxillary cyst extirpation using electrocautery.
Cite this paper: Satoh, K. , Ishizuka, A. , Ohashi, A. , Kumagai, M. and Joh, S. (2015) Anesthetic Management of a Patient with Sick Sinus Syndrome during General Anesthesia for Maxillofacial Surgery. Open Journal of Anesthesiology, 5, 53-56. doi: 10.4236/ojanes.2015.54011.
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