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Canadian Anaesthetists’ Society Journal

, Volume 26, Issue 4, pp 260–262 | Cite as

Phaeochromocytoma and postoperative hypoglycaemia

  • René Martin
  • Bruno St-Pierre
  • Ouida-Ramon Moliner
Article

Summary

A case of hypoglycaemia following the removal of a phaeochromocytoma is reported and the mechanisms that influence the blood sugar before and after the removal of that tumour are discussed.

Keywords

Blood Sugar Sodium Nitroprusside Phentolamine Phaeochromocytoma Vanillylmandelic Acid 
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Résumé

Nous rapportons un cas ďhypoglycémie post-opératoire suivant ľexcision ďun phéo-chromocytome, et nous discutons les mécanismes physiologiques qui influencent la glycémie avant et après ľexcision de cette tumeur.

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© Canadian Anesthesiologists 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • René Martin
    • 1
  • Bruno St-Pierre
    • 1
  • Ouida-Ramon Moliner
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiaUniversity of Sherbrooke, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire of SherbrookeSherbrookeCanada

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