By Senior Registrar Department of Anaesthesia Nian Chih Hwang, Peng Jin London Lucien Ooi
International specialists in ailments of the adrenal glands current new clinical facts and sensible directions for surgeons, citizens, endocrinologists and training physicians. The e-book covers all features of adrenal gland illnesses in nice aspect. comprises approx. two hundred illustrations corresponding to radiographs, CTMRI pictures, graphs and microscopic pathological slides, and so on. a number of tables and colour illustrations of surgical thoughts with emphasis at the laparoscopic strategy are incorporated.
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The signs of transtentorial herniation include unilateral or bilateral pupillary dilatation, asymmetric pupillary reactivity, and abnormal motor posturing (decorticate, decerebrate or no movement). If intracranial pathology with significant mass effect, and/or signs of brain swelling (loss of grey/white differentiation, loss of perimesencephalic cisterns, loss of cortical sulci) have been identified after a CT scan of the brain, mannitol therapy should also be instituted. Mannitol should not be routinely administered for extradural haematomas (as the volume of haemotoma may enlarge) unless signs of herniation are detected and the conscious level has deteriorated and the patient requires airway maintenance and ventilatory support, prior to surgical evacuation of the haematoma.
Ping-pong” fractures are depressed fractures which occur because of the relatively thin cranial vault. The surgeon can easily elevate them by making a small adjacent burr-hole, then levering the depressed segment of bone upwards. This springs back into place in a similar manner to a ping-pong ball. In this age group, “growing” Fig. 1 CT scan of the brain showing a left acute subdural haematoma. 44 KYC Goh Fig. 2 CT scan showing a chronic subdural haematoma with accompanying cerebral atrophy. fractures are sometimes also encountered.
5) Hourly measurements of fluid input and urine output. (6) Continuous ECG, BP, pulse, arterial oxygen saturation monitoring. (7) Nil by mouth. Indications for admission to intensive care unit Head injured patients who require mechanical ventilatory support or who have cardiovascular instability requiring support, should be admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU). The management in the ICU should include: (1) Obtaining blood samples for full blood count and analysis of serum urea and electrolyte concentrations, prothrombin time and partial thromboplastin time.
Acute Surgical Management by Senior Registrar Department of Anaesthesia Nian Chih Hwang, Peng Jin London Lucien Ooi