Case Report

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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IssueVol 8 No 4 (2022): Autumn QRcode
SectionCase Report(s)
Hyperbilirubinemia Gilbert syndrome Crigler Najjar syndrome Glucoronosyltransferase Anesthesia

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Kumar A, Hariharan U, Nagpal V, Bharti D. Inherited Unconjugated Hyperbilirubinemias and Radical Cancer surgery: Perioperative Concerns for Bilateral Modified Radical Mastectomy. Arch Anesth & Crit Care. 2022;8(4):336-338.