Anesthetic Management of Patients with Craniovertebral Junction Anomalies

  • Archana ManeEmail author
  • Yarnell Lafortune


A 2-year-old female presents for surgical correction of a cleft palate. A diagnosis of Kippel-Feil syndrome is made in this child. Associated pathology, need for a thorough preoperative assessment, strategy for intraoperative management of the airway and potential issues in the post-operative period are discussed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyAlbany Medical CenterAlbanyUSA
  2. 2.University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake HealthBel AirUSA
  3. 3.Albany Medical CenterAlbanyUSA

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