Preoperative neurogenic pulmonary edema: A dilemma for decision making

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Lakkireddigari, Siva Kumar Reddy; Durga, Padmaja; Nayak, Madhukar; Ramchandran, Gopinath;
  • Publisher: Medknow Publications & Media Pvt Ltd
  • Journal: Journal of Anaesthesiology, Clinical Pharmacology,volume 28,issue 2,pages232-234 (issn: 0970-9185, eissn: 2231-2730)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3339732, doi: 10.4103/0970-9185.94905
  • Subject: postoperative | preoperative | obstructive hydrocephalus | Anesthesiology | management | Case Report | resolution | neurogenic pulmonary edema | RD78.3-87.3 | Pharmacy and materia medica | Anesthesia | RS1-441

Neurogenic pulmonary edema may be a less-recognized consequence of obstructive hydrocephalus. The authors report a patient with acute obstructive hydrocephalus due to cerebellar metastatic lesion, who presented with neurogenic pulmonary edema. The edema resolved on plac... View more
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