Perioperative and anesthetic considerations in Ebstein's anomaly

Faith J. Ross, Gregory J. Latham, Michael Richards, Jeremy Geiduschek, Douglas Thompson, Denise Joffe

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Ebstein's anomaly is a complex and heterogeneous form of congenital heart disease characterized by malformation and apical displacement of the tricuspid valve leaflets. Patients may present at any time from the neonatal period to adulthood with symptoms ranging from cardiac failure and cyanosis to paroxysmal arrhythmias. Depending on the timing of presentation, various surgical options are available for the management of symptomatic patients. This review will discuss the perioperative and anesthetic management of patients with Ebstein's anomaly with reference to the more common surgical approaches.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)82-92
Number of pages11
JournalSeminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 1 2016
Externally publishedYes


  • cardiac anesthesia
  • cardiac surgery
  • children
  • congenital heart disease
  • intraoperative assessment
  • postoperative care

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