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Perioper Med (Lond)


The need for post-operative vasopressor infusions after major gynae-oncologic surgery within an ERAS (Enhanced Recovery After Surgery) pathway.


Bossy M, Nyman M, Madhuri T K, Tailor A, Chatterjee J, Butler-Manuel S, Ellis P, Feldheiser A, Creagh-Brown B
Perioper Med (Lond). 2020; 9:26.
PMID: 32939254.


Hypotension following major abdominal surgery is common, and once hypovolaemia has been optimally treated, is often due to vasodilation which can be treated with vasopressor infusions. There is unpredictability in the dose and duration of post-operative vasopressor infusions, and factors associated with this have not been determined.