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Use of Vasopressin to treat Catecholamine resistant Refractory Hypotension after Resection of Massive Pheochromocytoma: A Case report

Keywords: Vasopressin , Hypotension , Pheochromocytoma , resection

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We present a case of massive pheochromocytoma planned for surgical resection. The case was taken up for surgery after preoperative catecholamine blockade and intravascular volume resuscitation. The major challenge was profound hypotension after tumour resection which was refractory to catecholamine therapy but responded successfully to the application of vasopressin therapy

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