Chapter 43. Anesthetic Management of Liver Surgery

  1. Pierre-Alain Clavien MD, Phd, FACS, FRCS Professor Chairman and
  2. Stefan Breitenstein MD
  1. Marco P. Zalunardo MD

Published Online: 9 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317053.ch43

Malignant Liver Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapies, Third Edition

Malignant Liver Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapies, Third Edition

How to Cite

Zalunardo, M. P. (2010) Anesthetic Management of Liver Surgery, in Malignant Liver Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapies, Third Edition (eds P.-A. Clavien and S. Breitenstein), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444317053.ch43

Editor Information

  1. Department of Surgery, Swiss Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary and Transplantation Center, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. Institute of Anesthesiology, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 12 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405179768

Online ISBN: 9781444317053

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Keywords:

  • Anesthetic Management of Liver Surgery;
  • Hepatic resection and cryosurgery;
  • Central pontine myelinolysis (CPM);
  • coronary artery disease (CAD);
  • Cryosurgery and continuous intra - arterial chemotherapy;
  • Thromboelastography;
  • Transesophageal echocardiography;
  • Rotation thromboelastometry (ROTEM)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Preoperative evaluation

  • Liver transplantation

  • Intraoperative management

  • Special considerations

  • Hemostatic management

  • Self-assessment questions

  • References

  • Self-assessment answers