[Anesthesia in pheochromocytoma].

  title={[Anesthesia in pheochromocytoma].},
  author={A Enoksen and J Skandsen and T Bjerkreim},
  journal={Tidsskrift for den Norske laegeforening : tidsskrift for praktisk medicin, ny raekke},
  volume={109 12},
The article reports a case where a combination of thoracic epidural block and general anaesthesia was of advantage during resection of a phaeochromocytoma. After pretreatment our patient went through bilateral tumor-resection with this kind of anaesthesia. Pre-per- and postoperatively blood pressure and heart-rate curves were stable without the use of vasodilating or inotropic agents. Symptoms, preoperative treatment and special conditions concerning anaesthesia to such patients are discussed… CONTINUE READING