[The use of a C1-inhibior concentrate for short-term preoperative prophylaxis in two patients with hereditary angioedema].


A commercially available C1 inhibitor (C1-INH) concentrate was used for short-term prophylaxis before surgery in two patients with hereditary angioneurotic oedema. The patients suffered from recurrent subcutaneous and submucosal oedema of the face, extremities, and gastrointestinal tract as the result of a hereditary C1-INH deficiency. Both patients were… (More)