[Monitored anesthesia care for a patient with malignant pheochromocytoma].

  title={[Monitored anesthesia care for a patient with malignant pheochromocytoma].},
  author={A Rii and Tetsuya Hara and Hiroshi Hasuo and Shiro Tomiyasu and Tetsuji Makita and Koji Sumikawa},
  journal={Masui. The Japanese journal of anesthesiology},
  volume={48 6},
Monitored anesthesia care (MAC) is being increasingly used in the 1990s for a wide variety of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. The primary objective in providing MAC is to ensure patients' comfort and safety, whether in the operating room or in other places. We experienced MAC for a patient with pheochromocytoma. A 63-year-old man with hepatic metastasis of malignant pheochromocytoma, received transcatheter arterial embolization (TAE) in the angiographic room. Hypertension and ventricular… CONTINUE READING