alexa Electrolyte changes during craniotomy caused by administration of hypertonic mannitol.


Journal of Anesthesia & Clinical Research

Author(s): Hassan ZU, Kruer JJ, Fuhrman TM

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Abstract We report a 31-year-old woman scheduled for a right frontal craniotomy and debulking of a recurrent grade 3 astrocytoma. Mannitol was given at the request of the surgeons. Peaked T waves were noted on electrocardiography, and electrolyte analysis showed hyperkalemia and hyponatremia. This article was published in J Clin Anesth and referenced in Journal of Anesthesia & Clinical Research

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