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Stage 3 Neuroanaesthesia / Advanced Neurocritical Care

Anaesthesia for Acoustic Neuromas

Published on 17 March, 2022

Last modified on May 17th, 2023

Curriculum Reference

15.9.1 A deliver safe perioperative care to adults requiring elective intracranial surgery both supratentorial and infratentorial including craniotomies for vascular lesions, pituitary surgery.

HiLLO 10: Intensive Care Medicine specialists will have developed the necessary skills of induction of anaesthesia, airway control, care of the unconscious patient and understanding of surgery and its physiological impact on the patient.


Anaesthetic considerations for posterior fossa surgery | BJA Education

nimodipine and preservation of VII and VIII

National Guidance/Standards

Congress of Neurological Surgeons – systematic review and evidence-based guidelines on emerging therapies for the treatment of patients with vestibular schwannomas. Clinical Practice Guidelines

Congress of Neurological Surgeons – systematic review and evidence-based guidelines on intraoperative cranial nerve monitoring in vestibular schwannoma surgery. Clinical Practice Guidelines

Subspecialty/International Guidance (e.g. SNACC)

Perioperative Management of Adult Patients With External Ventricular and Lumbar Drains: Guidelines From the Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Critical Care

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