A 40-year-old member asked:
What is the cause of hypotension in surgery?
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Cardiology 56 years experience
Several things: Lots of things can cause low blood pressure. If it is related to surgery, the first thing i would consider would be bleeding (bad to miss and easy to correct). The anesthetic agents themselves can lower blood pressure. If the patietn had a heart attack during surgery the blood pressure could be low. So the anesthesiologist must figure out which problem it is, as the treatment depends on the cause.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
What is the cause of hypotension?
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Cardiology 22 years experience
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