Anesthetic management of two patients undergoing laparotomy and hepatectomy for carcinoid syndrome

C. Sarantopoulos, A. Fassoulaki, A. Alexandris

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In this report we present two patients with carcinoid syndrome who underwent excision of a carcinoid tumor of the bowel and hepatectomy for secondaries in the liver. The preoperative preparation, the intraoperative problems and management as well as the outcome are described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)83-87
Number of pages5
JournalActa anaesthesiologica Belgica
Issue number3
StatePublished - Dec 1 1994



  • complications: carcinoid syndrome, bradykinin shock
  • hormones: somatostatin
  • pharmacology: cyproheptadiene, ketanserin, octreotide

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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