Anaesthesia and mediastinal masses. A case report and review of the literature

Anaesthesia. 1984 Sep;39(9):899-903. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2044.1984.tb06579.x.

Abstract

A case in which a mediastinal tumour caused complications including airway obstruction unrelieved by intubation during inhalational induction is described. Other case reports are reviewed and the anaesthetic management of patients with mediastinal tumours is discussed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Airway Obstruction / etiology
  • Anesthesia, Inhalation / adverse effects*
  • Anesthesia, Inhalation / methods
  • Child
  • Humans
  • Intubation, Intratracheal / adverse effects
  • Male
  • Mediastinal Neoplasms / complications
  • Mediastinal Neoplasms / pathology
  • Mediastinal Neoplasms / surgery*
  • Pulmonary Artery
  • Superior Vena Cava Syndrome / etiology
  • Vascular Diseases / etiology