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Resection of Pheochromocytoma or Paraganglioma | Perioperative Risk Factors

Purpose:

To identify a patient at increased risk for adverse effects associated with resection of a pheochromocytoma or paraganglioma.

Specialty:

General Surgery & Anesthesiology
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology

Objective:

risk factors, complications

ICD-10:

C74.1, D44.7

Description:

Pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas may secrete catecholamines. Surgical resection of the tumor may be associated with sustained hypertension causing end organ damage. Recognition of patients at risk and suitable pharmacologic preparation can result in reduction in morbidity and mortality.

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