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January 27, 2023

Eur J Surg Oncol


Risk factors for postoperative hypotension after adrenalectomy for phaeochromocytoma: derivation of the PACS risk score.


Parente A, Thompson JP, Crook C, Bassett P, Aspinall S, Melvin R, Stechman MJ, Perry H, Balasubramanian SP, Pannu A, Palazzo FF, Van Den Heede K, Eatock F, Anderson H, Doran H, Wang K, Hubbard J, Aldrees A, Shore SL, Fung C, et al.
Eur J Surg Oncol. 2022 Oct 21.
PMID: 36602554.


Due to the risk of postoperative hypotension (PH), invasive monitoring is recommended for patients who undergo adrenalectomy for phaeochromocytoma. Due to high costs and limited availability of intensive care, our aim was to identify patients at low risk of PH who may not require invasive monitoring.