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Above knee amputation in a geriatric patient with severe ICMP and DM2: A case report

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Author Details : Kush Sharma, Aparna Singh*, Lalit Gupta

Volume : 8, Issue : 3, Year : 2021

Article Page : 487-489

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Geriatric patients with cardiac dysfunction are always a nightmare for anaesthetist in terms of successful intraoperative and postoperative management. We are presenting a case of 68-year-old male patient admitted in surgical emergency with rapidly progressive wet gangrene of right leg. He was a diagnosed case of severe Ischemic cardiomyopathy (ICMP) and Diabetes mellitus type 2 (DM-2) since last 10 years on medications. However, he was non-compliant with medications and had developed severe limitation in the functional status with metabolic equivalents <4>

Keywords: Geriatric, Ischemic cardiomyopathy, Diabetes mellitus, Lower limb block.

How to cite : Sharma K, Singh A, Gupta L, Above knee amputation in a geriatric patient with severe ICMP and DM2: A case report. Indian J Clin Anaesth 2021;8(3):487-489

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