Anesthesia issues with Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome has always been a major concern with parents. This page includes various information concerning anesthesia.
This information was brought to my attention by Diane Duval through the RTS Email List. The information is from http://www.healthwise.org/kbase/nord/nord461htm
“According to the medical literature, in some cases, individuals with Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome may have complications (e.g., respiratory distress and/or irregular heart beats [cardiac arrythmias]) associated with a certain muscle relaxant (succinlycholine) and certain anesthesia. Any situations requiring the administration of anesthesia or succinlycholine (e.g., surgical procedures) should be closely monitored by skilled professionals (anesthesiologists).”