Profound Hypotension After Anesthetic Induction in an Elderly Man With a Large Ascending Aortic Aneurysm: The Usual Anesthetic-Induced Vasodilation or a More Uncommon Mechanism?

J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2017 Oct;31(5):1916-1918. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2016.11.035. Epub 2016 Nov 24.
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Keywords: anterior mediastinal mass; ascending aortic aneurysm; hemodynamic instability; hypotension; pulmonary artery; type-A aortic dissection.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Anesthesia, General / adverse effects*
  • Aneurysm, Dissecting / diagnostic imaging*
  • Aneurysm, Dissecting / surgery
  • Aorta / diagnostic imaging
  • Aorta / surgery
  • Aortic Aneurysm / diagnostic imaging*
  • Aortic Aneurysm / surgery
  • Humans
  • Hypotension / diagnostic imaging*
  • Hypotension / etiology
  • Intraoperative Complications / diagnostic imaging*
  • Intraoperative Complications / etiology
  • Male
  • Vasodilation / drug effects
  • Vasodilation / physiology*