Opioid Sparing Anaesthetic Technique in Downs Syndrome Child with Congenital Heart Disease and Atlanto-Occipital Instability: A Case Report
Vol 3 | Issue 1 | January-June 2022 | Page 31-34 | Himaunshu V. Dongre, Sandeep M. Diwan, Ganesh P. Bhong, Parag K. Sancheti
Authors: Himaunshu V. Dongre , Sandeep M. Diwan , Ganesh P. Bhong , Parag K. Sancheti 
 Department of Anaesthesia, Sancheti Institute for Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Pune, Maharashtra, India.
 Department of Orthopaedics, Sancheti Institute for Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Pune, Maharashtra, India.
Address of Correspondence
Dr. Himaunshu V. Dongre,
Department of Anaesthesia, Sancheti Institute for Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Pune, Maharashtra, India.
Downs syndrome, a common chromosomal abnormality is associated with hip and patellar instability and also atlanto-axial instability. Recurrent dislocation of the hip joint leads to potential disability requiring surgical intervention. Femoral varus derotation osteotomy and fixation is one of the procedures performed to stabilise the hip joint. (1) We report a case of Downs syndrome associated with congenital heart disease (CHD) and atlanto-axial instability which successfully underwent femoral varus derotation osteotomy procedure.
Keywords: Downs Syndrome, Atlanto-axial instability
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|How to Cite this Article: Dongre HV, Diwan SM, Bhong GP, Sancheti PK | Opioid Sparing Anaesthetic Technique in Downs Syndrome Child with Congenital Heart Disease and Atlanto-Occipital Instability: A Case Report | International Journal of Regional Anaesthesia | January-June 2022; 3(1): 31-34.