Jeffrey L. Galinkin, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

Jeffrey L. Galinkin

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Fetal surgery/EXIT procedures/anesthesia for TTTS

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure Fetal surgery and anesthesia for fetal surgery are branches of obstetric anesthesia. This form of anesthesia is complicated because anesthetic care is being provided for two patients, mother and fetus simultaneously. The mother of the fetus is essentially being used as a life support system for…

Cleft Lip and Palate

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure Cleft lip and cleft palate, either alone or in combination, are among the most common congenital anomalies, occurring in approximately 1 in 500 births. Orofacial clefts can lead to significant physiologic disturbance, disrupting the mechanisms of swallowing, breathing, hearing and speech. Feeding is difficult affected neonates…

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