Post-polio syndrome

Anesthesia
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By Tarakad S Ramachandran MD and Arun Ramachandran

Post-polio syndrome patients with compromised respiratory status may need more respiratory supportive care than patients with normal pulmonary function.

In This Article

Introduction
Historical note and nomenclature
Clinical manifestations
Etiology
Pathogenesis and pathophysiology
Epidemiology
Prevention
Differential diagnosis
Diagnostic workup
Prognosis and complications
Management
Anesthesia
References cited
Contributors