Cliniquiz

Bariatric and laparoscopic surgery

Pranav Bansal1, Ruhi Sharma2, Pranshi Jain2, Ruchika Kathuria2
1Professor & Head; 2Resident; Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care, BPS Govt Medical College,
Khanpur Kalan, Sonipat, Haryana (India)

A 52-year old female with chronic cholecystitis was posted for laparoscopic cholecystectomy. All baseline investigations and pre anaesthetic assessment were within normal limits. After induction of anaesthesia airway was secured with a 7.5 mm ID cuffed ETT and bilateral air entry was confirmed. Trendelenburg positioning was done and surgery was started. A fall in oxygen saturation along with hypertension and tachycardia were noticed. [Please select (✔) the most likely answer]

A 52-year old female with chronic cholecystitis was posted for laparoscopic cholecystectomy. All baseline investigations and pre anaesthetic assessment were within normal limits. After induction of anaesthesia airway was secured with a 7.5 mm ID cuffed ETT and bilateral air entry was confirmed. Trendelenburg positioning was done and surgery was started. A fall in oxygen saturation along with hypertension and tachycardia were noticed. [Please select (✔) the most likely answer]