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During prostatectomy surgery, what would happen if the patients blood pressure went too high or dropped too low?

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Dr. William Jenkins
Anesthesiology
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In brief: Blood pressure

is probably the most common thing controlled by the anesthesiologist during surgery, there are many medications that act rapidly and vary in duration, depth of anesthesia, giving fluids or blood.
A lot of patients come in nervous and blood pressure goes up and first thing is to reduce it sedation or vasoactive meds.

In brief: Blood pressure

is probably the most common thing controlled by the anesthesiologist during surgery, there are many medications that act rapidly and vary in duration, depth of anesthesia, giving fluids or blood.
A lot of patients come in nervous and blood pressure goes up and first thing is to reduce it sedation or vasoactive meds.
Dr. William Jenkins
Dr. William Jenkins
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Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Prostatectomy

BP can and will be managed intraoperatively by the anesthesiologist.

In brief: Prostatectomy

BP can and will be managed intraoperatively by the anesthesiologist.
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
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Dr. James Lin
Urology
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In brief: Here are some...

During major surgery like prostatectomy, high BP is less often than low BP, which may lead to kidney damage if last too long and the initial kidney function was marginal.
But, remember: Today's professional proficiency in administering anesthesia and performing surgery has made the occurrence of "too" high or low BP become an unusual occurrence. Ask Doc timely. Best wish ...

In brief: Here are some...

During major surgery like prostatectomy, high BP is less often than low BP, which may lead to kidney damage if last too long and the initial kidney function was marginal.
But, remember: Today's professional proficiency in administering anesthesia and performing surgery has made the occurrence of "too" high or low BP become an unusual occurrence. Ask Doc timely. Best wish ...
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin
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