Short Note on Neurosurgical Anesthesia

Author(s): Jennifer Stewart

Neurosurgical anesthesiology is a specialisation of anesthesiology that focuses on the anaesthetic management of patients suffering from diseases of the Central Nervous System (CNS), which includes the brain and spine. Since the late 1960s and early 1970s, the field has advanced significantly, with the capacity to quantify Intracranial Pressure (ICP), Cerebral Blood Flow (CBF), and Cerebral Metabolic Rate (CMR). In the context of intracranial hypertension and marginal cerebral perfusion, anaesthetic procedures must be changed