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Anesthesia

Author: Brian Chicoine, MD - Medical Director, Adult Down Syndrome Center

Is there anything special about undergoing anesthesia for people with Down syndrome?  A few things to consider with anesthesia for people with Down syndrome are:  The higher incidence of cervical subluxation (especially atlanto-axial instability). The “looseness&rdquo

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