Beach Chair Position Anesthesia Blood Pressure. However it is not clear how the cardiac function is affected when BP increase to maintain cerebral perfusion pressure in. Although Tange et al7 reported that the use of the beach chair position under general.
Until the lower limit of. The change from supine to the beach chair position after anesthesia leads to a decrease in blood pressure with possible impairment of cerebral blood flow and increasing the risk of ischemic brain injury 910. Neurosurgical procedures in the sitting position typically demand general endotracheal anesthesia with invasive blood pressure monitoring.
Pathophysiology of cerebral blood flow in beach chair position The upright position is the normal position for humans during most of waking life as well as the normal reference position for obtaining outpatient arterial blood pressure measurements.
The conversion from the cm of elevation difference between the two sites and the mm of Hg of pressure is not linear. Shoulder surgery is performed in the beach chair position BCP. 1 2 This position affords better intra-articular visualization and less risk of neurovascular trauma than when patients are placed in the lateral decubitus position LDP. Based on these data it could be argued that under anesthesia in beach chair position the blood pressure may actually need to be maintained higher than the horizontal position.