Anesthetic management in an appendix tumor patient undergoing hyperthermic chemotherapy
Yonca Yanlı 1 * , Erdem Akçay, Cafer Yürük, Nurten Bakan
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1 Ümraniye Eğitim ve Araştırma Hast., Anesteziyoloji ve Reanimasyon Kliniği, İstanbul, Turkey* Corresponding Author


Cytoreductive surgery combined with hyperthermic intra­peritoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) is a complex and mul­tidiscipliner procedure that is being used increasingly for peritoneal and appendix malignency. First of all the mac­roscopic tumor tissues are extracted after that peritoneal perfusion is started with giving heated 42°C chemother­apeutic solution via abdominal drains. It is important to maintain normovolemia, to regulate coagulation and renal parameters during perioperative period, to compansate hypothermia during cytoreductive surgery and hyperther­mia during HIPEC and to regulate hemodynamic changes due to increased abdominal pressure during HIPEC.
In this case report, we aimed to share anaesthetic experi­ence and to evaluate anaesthetic problems in 45 years old ASA I patient undergoing cytoreductive surgery and hypertermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy in which newly established in our hospital for appendix tumor.


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Article Type: Case Report

J Clin Exp Invest, 2013, Volume 4, Issue 2, 234-237

Publication date: 13 Jun 2013

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