Anesthesia and Periodic Paralysis Quick Reference Guide

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Anesthesia for the Adult Patient with Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis

Anesthesia for the Pediatric Patient with Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis

{VIDEO} Safe Anesthesia for Periodic Paralysis

In this 2nd video of a 6 part “SUMMIT SUPERCUTS” video series about Periodic Paralysis, Dr. William Harr discusses the importance of safe anesthesia practices for periodic paralysis patients. Having surgery as a PP patient can be very difficult. Dr. Harr covers topics such as preparation for both planned and emergency surgerie, as well as notes for each type of periodic paralysis (Hypokalemic, Hyperkalemic, Andersen Tawil Syndrome, Myotonia Congenita and Paramyotonia Congenita).

This presentation was filmed at the annual PPA Conference in Orlando, Florida along with 5 other discussions about PP. If this discussion was insightful, you might find the other talks in this series helpful as well. You can watch all 6 Summit Supercuts from the 2021 PPA Conference here:

Summit Supercut 1 – Repurposing A Drug for Preventing Attacks of PP

Summit Supercut 3 – Family Genetics Finds SCNA4A Variant Defect

Summit Supercut 4 – Paramyotonia Congenita

Summit Supercut 5 – CRSPR Gene Editing for PP Patients

Summit Supercut 6 – Andersen-Tawil Syndrome (ATS) 

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  1. Jhoedl

    How do I print this article for a physician?

  2. Danielle Werner

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