Orthopedics: Scoliosis

  • Robert S. Holzman
  • Thomas J. Mancuso
  • Navil F. Sethna
  • James A. DiNardo


A 13-year-old female with idiopathic scoliosis is scheduled for instrumentation and posterior fusion. She has a history of asthma and a remote history of strabismus repair. Weight 40 kg, P = 92 bpm, BP = 108/62 mmHg, RR = 20/min, and T = 36.7°C.


Endotracheal Tube Idiopathic Scoliosis Beta Blocker Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Malignant Hyperthermia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert S. Holzman
    • 1
  • Thomas J. Mancuso
    • 1
  • Navil F. Sethna
    • 1
  • James A. DiNardo
    • 1
  1. 1.Children’s Hospital BostonHarvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA

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