Perioperative management of a large, late presenting phaeochromocytoma.


A 77-year-old man presenting to the emergency department with an acute coronary syndrome was later found to have a phaeochromocytoma. The lateness of this presentation was likely due to the protective α blocking effects of long-term terazosin therapy for his prostatism. α blockers such as terazosin are a well-recognised medical therapy in the perioperative… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bcr-2016-218126