The perioperative management of children with phaeochromocytoma.

  title={The perioperative management of children with phaeochromocytoma.},
  author={Henrik Hack},
  journal={Paediatric anaesthesia},
  volume={10 5},
The safe anaesthetic management of a child with a phaeochromocytoma requires an understanding of the pathophysiology of the disease, together with a thorough knowledge of its pharmacology, in order to avoid or minimize the potentially harmful cardiovascular changes that may occur during anaesthesia. Although there is a considerable amount of information on the management of the adult with phaeochromocytoma, much less has been written concerning children with the disease. Children differ… CONTINUE READING