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

Konstantinos D. Sarantopoulos, A. Fassoulaki, A. Alexandris

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Abstract

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
Pages (from-to)83-87
Number of pages5
JournalActa Anaesthesiologica Belgica
Volume45
Issue number3
StatePublished - Dec 1 1994
Externally publishedYes

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Carcinoid Tumor
Hepatectomy
Laparotomy
Anesthetics
Liver

Keywords

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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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Anesthetic management of two patients undergoing laparotomy and hepatectomy for carcinoid syndrome. / Sarantopoulos, Konstantinos D.; Fassoulaki, A.; Alexandris, A.

In: Acta Anaesthesiologica Belgica, Vol. 45, No. 3, 01.12.1994, p. 83-87.

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