[Perioperative management for radical esophagectomy in a patient with polycythemia vera].

We experienced perioperative management of a 75 year-old patient with polycythemia vera (PV) who underwent transthoracic esophagectomy. After treatment for 14 days of ranimustine and hydroxycarbamid, the preoperative hemoglobin, hematocrit values and platelet count were 17.9 g.dl-1, 58% and 54 x 10(4).mm-3 respectively. During the perioperative period… (More)