REVIEW ARTICLE

Anesthesia for Patients with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Current Practice: A Review

The Open Orthopaedics Journal 18 Sept 2020 REVIEW ARTICLE DOI: 10.2174/1874325002014010110

Abstract

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis is one of the most common chronic diseases in children. The disease affects one or multiple joints. Additionally, systemic involvement can be present either due to the condition itself or due to pharmacologic side effects resulting from treatment. This article reviews different aspects of perioperative management of patients with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis. It outlines the risks and difficulties secondary to articular damage, and also pharmacologic treatment strategies interfering with the anesthetic plan.

Keywords: Juvenile idiopathic arthritis, Anesthesia, Juvenile arthritis perioperative management, Perioperative care, Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, Pharmacologic.
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