Pheochromocytoma resection: Current concepts in anesthetic management

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Abstract

Pheochromocytoma represents very significant challenges to the anesthetist, especially when undiagnosed. These chromaffin tissue tumors are not uncommon in anesthetic practice and have varied manifestations. The perioperative management of these tumors has improved remarkably over the years, in conjunction with the evolution of surgical techniques (open laparotomy to laparoscopic techniques and now to robotic approaches in the present day). This review attempts to comprehensively address the intraoperative and postoperative issues in the management of these challenging tumors with an emphasis on hemodynamic monitoring and anesthetic technique.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)317-323
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Anaesthesiology Clinical Pharmacology
Volume31
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2015

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Keywords

  • Anesthetic
  • pharmacology
  • pheochromocytoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology (medical)
  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)

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