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Korean Journal of Anesthesiology 1992;25(1):177-183.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4097/kjae.1992.25.1.177   
A Case of Removal of Pheochromocytoma with Enflurane and the Variation of Catecholamine in the Blood.
Hee Koo Yoo, Dong Il Kim, Jong Hun Jun, Jae Chul Shim, Kyoung Hun Kim, Dong Ho Lee, Kyo Sang Kim, Jung Kook Suh, Se Ung Chon, Pa Jong Jung
1Department of Anesthesiology, Hanyang University Hospital, Seoul, Korea.
2Department of Surgery, Hanyang University Hospital, Seoul, Korea.
The Department. of Anesthesiology of Hanyang University had a case of operation for pheo- chromocytoma. For the operation of pheochromocytoma, used to prazosin for preoperative treatment of hypertension and used to enflurane as inhalational anesthetic, treated with sodium nitroprusside for severe elevation of blood pressure during operation, used to vecuronium for neuromuscular blocker. Also we tried to get the knowledge about the variation of catecholamine concentration in blood through operation. As we used to the other drugs with adequate amount of fluid without any other complication in this operation we reported here with other references and our experience of a case of operation for remove of pheochromocytoma.
Key Words: Pheochromocytoma; enflurane; Catecholamine
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