Prolonged Postoperative Vasoplegia in Pediatric Patients on Chronic Angiotensin II Blocker Treatment

@inproceedings{Pandya2018ProlongedPV,
  title={Prolonged Postoperative Vasoplegia in Pediatric Patients on Chronic Angiotensin II Blocker Treatment},
  author={Nischal Rajendra Pandya and Nelson Alphonso and Quyen Tu and Prem Venugopal and Luregn J. Schlapbach},
  booktitle={Front. Cardiovasc. Med.},
  year={2018}
}
Prolonged postoperative vasoplegia is known to occur following cardiac surgery in patients on chronic angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB) treatment in adults. The perioperative management of these drugs in the pediatric population is not well described and here we would like to highlight this fact. While ARBs are increasingly used in children and adolescents with hypertension, there is lack of data to guide optimal pre-surgical management in the pediatric age group. We report two cases of… CONTINUE READING
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