Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology
Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology
Case Report

Acute left heart failure with pulmonary edema during resection of pediatric neuroblastoma: case report

Shan Gao, Youjing Dong

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Resection of an unknown neck mass in a 6-year-old child triggered acute left-sided heart failure and pulmonary edema. The lesion was confirmed as neuroblastoma by postoperative tissue examination. Such tumors regularly synthesize and secrete catecholamines, warranting caution in advance of surgical manipulation.


Pediatrics;  Tumor;  Heart failure;  Hemodynamic monitoring;  Case report
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