Pulmonary edema after da Vinci-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: A case report

Jeong Yeon Hong, Young Jun Oh, Koon Ho Rha, Won Sun Park, Young Sun Kim, Hae Keum Kil

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Abstract

A 63 year-old man developed sudden pulmonary edema after uneventful robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RALP) for prostate cancer despite normal preoperative laboratory findings and appropriate anesthetic management. The pulmonary edema was attributed to prolonged (4 hrs) pneumoperitoneum with concomitant high intraabdominal pressure (15-20 mmHg).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)370-372
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Anesthesia
Volume22
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Aug

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  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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