Inherited Unconjugated Hyperbilirubinemias and Radical Cancer surgery: Perioperative Concerns for Bilateral Modified Radical Mastectomy
Inherited defects of Uridine 5'-diphospho-glucuronosyltransferase (UDPGT) can cause congenital unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia. The perioperative anesthetic management of such patients poses several challenges. Here we report a case of bilateral carcinoma breast with congenital unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia posted for bilateral modified radical mastectomy. The patient was administered general anesthesia with no perioperative deterioration of liver function.
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