Clinical Rheumatology

, Volume 27, Issue 5, pp 553–556 | Cite as

Anaesthesiological problems in patients with rheumatoid arthritis undergoing orthopaedic surgeries

  • Barbara Lisowska
  • Lidia Rutkowska-Sak
  • Pawel Maldyk
  • Renata Cwiek
Review Article


The article presents anaesthesiological problems in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) scheduled for orthopaedic surgeries. Organ changes due to RA and related treatment were taken into account. The anaesthetic techniques used for patients with RA underwent orthopaedic procedures were presented.


Anaesthesia Orthopaedic surgery Rheumatoid arthritis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Barbara Lisowska
    • 1
    • 2
  • Lidia Rutkowska-Sak
    • 3
  • Pawel Maldyk
    • 2
  • Renata Cwiek
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyInstitute of RheumatologyWarsawPoland
  2. 2.Department of Rheumoorthopaedic SurgeryInstitute of RheumatologyWarsawPoland
  3. 3.Department of RheumatologyInstitute of RheumatologyWarsawPoland

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