Continuous Noninvasive Hemodynamic Monitoring in an Infant With Tetra-Amelia

    loading  Checking for direct PDF access through Ovid

Abstract

Tetra-amelia syndrome is a congenital disorder associated with near or complete absence of all 4 limbs. Noninvasive hemodynamic monitoring may be difficult or impossible in such patients. We describe the use of a finger cuff blood pressure system for continuous noninvasive blood pressure monitoring in an infant with near-complete tetra-amelia undergoing laparoscopic gastrostomy tube placement. This case suggests the potential use of such a blood pressure monitoring system for other patients with comparable deformities.

Related Topics

    loading  Loading Related Articles