Archives of Anesthesiology and Critical Care 2015. 1(2):63-64.

Successful Management of Uncontrolled Hypertension with Peritumoral Infiltration of Lidocaine During Laparoscopic Resection of Pheochromocytoma: A New Approach
Pejman Pourfakhr, Leila Saeedinia, Naser Ghiasnejad Omrani, Mohammad Reza Khajavi, Reza Shariat Moharari


The intraoperative care of pheochromocytomas can be difficult and lead to serious complications. We present a case of a 46 year-old female undergoing laparoscopic resection of pheochromocytoma, who was scheduled for surgery with phenoxybenzamine and amlodipin. Under general anesthesia cardiovascular stability was achieved by peritumoral infiltration of lidocaine during resection.


pheochromocytoma; General anesthesia; local anesthetic infiltration

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