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  1. A cluster of anaphylactic reactions in children with spina bifida during general anesthesia : epidemiologic features, risk factors, and latex hypersensitivity.

    Article - En anglais

    Background 

    Anaphylactic reactions (ARs) in high-risk pediatric patients undergoing general anesthesia, especially those with spina bifida, have been attributed to anesthetics, muscle relaxants, antimicrobials, ethylene oxide, and latex.

    Methods 

    To identify risk factors for AR during general anesthesia and to investigate the role of latex allergy, we studied epidemiologic and immunologic characteristics of patients with ARs during general anesthesia during a 13-month cluster of such reactions at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin (case patients).

    Patients with AR were compared with patients with spina bifida undergoing uneventful general anesthesia during the same period (control patients).

    Mots-clés Pascal : Anaphylaxie, Allergène, Allergie, Latex, Caoutchouc naturel, Anesthésie générale, Hypersensibilité, Spina bifida, Facteur risque, Epidémiologie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Enfant, Homme, Immunopathologie, Système ostéoarticulaire pathologie, Rachis pathologie, Maladie congénitale, Malformation

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Anaphylaxis, Allergen, Allergy, Latex, Natural rubber, General anesthesia, Hypersensitivity, Spina bifida, Risk factor, Epidemiology, United States, North America, America, Child, Human, Immunopathology, Diseases of the osteoarticular system, Disease of the spine, Congenital disease, Malformation

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0620445

    Code Inist : 002B06C05. Création : 09/06/1995.