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OBJECTIVE To assess the hypotensive and antiarrhythmic effect of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) and its impact on hypertensive crises and heart rhythm abnormalities resulting from surgery to remove pheochromocytoma. PATIENTS AND METHODS A prospective study of 7 patients with pheocromocytoma who were scheduled for unilateral (4) or bilateral (3)(More)
Fourteen patients operated for pheochromocytoma from 1978 to 1988 are reviewed. The preoperative treatment with adrenergic blockers is analyzed: phenoxybenzamine with final doses of 10-140 mg/day (mean 55.4 mg/day) and propranolol with doses of 40-80 mg/day (mean 50 mg/day). The premedications and anesthetic techniques are compared, the use of droperidol(More)
To compare the muscle relaxing effect of pancuronium, atracurium and vecuronium, 99 patients operated on under neuroleptanesthesia were divided in three groups depending on whether they had received, during induction, pancuronium 0.1 mg/kg, atracurium 0.5 mg/kg, or vecuronium 0.1 mg/kg. One-fourth of the initial dose was repeated if necessary. The(More)
Thalassemic syndromes are produced by a quantitative defect in the synthesis of globin chains of hemoglobin. They are classified according to the severity of the clinical picture and to the type of globin chain that is affected. Physiopathology, clinical picture, and treatment of thalassemias are discussed in this work. Thalassemia minor does not create, in(More)
The luxation of the arytenoid cartilage is a very uncommon complication of endotracheal intubation. Symptoms usually are aphonia, dysphonia, pain or discomfort in the throat, odynophagia and laryngeal stridor. It may be due to several factors: the pressure of the convex aspect of the tube on the arytenoid, traumatic or prolonged intubations, reintubations(More)
Forty six patients with esophageal cancer underwent surgery between January 1986 and January 1990. In 14 patients (30.4%) distant metastases were recognized before surgery, whereas in 29 cases (63%) regional neoplastic lymph node infiltration was observed during surgery. Complications during and after surgery occurred in 32 (69.6%) patients and in 30 cases(More)
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