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Hypercalcemia and Parathyroidectomy

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Author(s): Sanjith S | Gabriella Aschkenasy

Journal: Indian Anaesthetists' Forum
ISSN 0973-0311

Volume: 12;
Issue: 7;
Start page: 1234;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: Hypercalcemia | Parathyroidectomy | Anaesthesia

ABSTRACT
Hypercalcemia may prove to be deadly if decompensation occurs from a chronic state and if is compounded by fluid depletion then the situation could possibly get out of hand. We present a case highlighting the above mentioned statement in a case of emergency parathyroidectomy where the wide variations in blood pressure caused due to insufficient patient preparation led to very unstable intraoperative course
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