a project of the German Society of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine



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The project "OrphanAnesthesia" is an institution of the "Deutschen Gesellschaft für Anästhesiologie und Intensivmedizin e.V."
http://www.orphananesthesia.eu is a publication of the "Deutschen Gesellschaft für Anästhesiologie und Intensivmedizin e.V."

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Anästhesiologie und Intensivmedizin e.V. (DGAI)
Roritzerstraße 27
90419 Nürnberg
phone: 0049-911-933780
Telefax: 0049-911-3938195
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Internet: www.dgai.de

Board of directors:

Professor Dr. med. Bernhard Zwißler (president)
Professor Dr. med. Rolf Rossaint (vice president)
Register court: district court Mannheim
Register number: VR 330319
VAT number: DE194648693


Editor in chief of the publication:

Professor Dr. med. Jochen Strauß
Head of the clinic for anaesthesiology, intensive care and pain medicine
HELIOS clinics Berlin Buch
Schwanebecker Chaussee 50
13125 Berlin
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Editorial board:

Privatdozent Dr. med. Tino Münster
Professor Dr. med. Jochen Strauß
Dr. med. Karin Becke
Professor Dr. med. Claudia Philippi-Höhne



The website is governed by German law. Users outside of German territory must categorically accept the enforcement of German laws when visiting the website and using any of the website’s functions.

To the best of its ability OrphanAnesthesia aims to ensure the accuracy and the regular update of information at the moment of publication on the website.
However, OrphanAnesthesia cannot wholly guarantee the accuracy, precision nor the exhaustively of the information available on the website. The information available on the website is non-contractual, and can be changed at any time.

The information provided by OrphanAnesthesia is based on published scientific articles. Guidelines are expert-authored and peer-reviewed texts. These general texts may not apply to specific cases, due to the extensive variability of disease expression.

Information in OrphanAnesthesia is updated on a regular basis. It may happen that new discoveries are made in between updates and do not yet appear in the guidelines. The date of the last update is always indicated. Professionals are encouraged to always consult the most recent publications before making any decisions based on the information provided.

OrphanAnesthesia, the editors and the authors cannot be held responsible for harmful, truncated or erroneous use of any information found in the OrphanAnesthesia guidelines.

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