controlled hypotension

in·duced hy·po·ten·sion

, controlled hypotension
deliberate acute reduction of arterial blood pressure to reduce operative blood loss by pharmacologic means during anesthesia and surgery.

in·duced hy·po·ten·sion,

controlled hypotension (in-dūst' hī'pō-ten'shŭn, kŏn-trōld')
Deliberate acute reduction of arterial blood pressure to reduce operative blood loss by pharmacologic means during anesthesia and surgery.
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The product is also indicated for producing controlled hypotension in order to reduce bleeding during surgery and for the treatment of acute congestive heart failure.
The pressor response, which is part of the huge spectrum of stress response, results from the increase in sympathetic and sympathoadrenal activity, as evidenced by increased plasma catecholamines concentration in patients undergoing surgery under general anesthesia (GA).[1-5] Sometimes blood loss is troublesome, interfere with surgical flied so controlled hypotension is requested by surgeon.
The use of regional cerebral oximetry monitoring during controlled hypotension: A case series.
The product is indicated for producing controlled hypotension in order to reduce bleeding during surgery and for the treatment of acute congestive heart failure.
demonstrated that the effects of magnesium sulfate in providing adequately controlled hypotension in patients undergoing ear surgery were the same as those of remifentanil (12).
We performed vitrectomy and lensectomy under general anesthesia with controlled hypotension. The blood pressure (BP) was controlled to be about 75/40 mmHg (1 mmHg = 0.133 kPa) intraoperatively.
Reasons suggested have included lengthy surgical procedures, inappropriate lower extremity compression devices, wearing very tight compression stockings, trauma during postoperative transfer or in the recovery room, applying controlled hypotension, the operating table made from hard material, the use of latex-covered heel pads, application of external intraoperative pressure, or previously known predisposition [3].
Controlled hypotension is a method employed in functional endoscopic sinus surgery, middle ear surgery and also in spine surgeries [2] to reduce the blood loss and to improve visibility of the surgical field and also helps in reducing blood transfusion during surgery.
This invariably requires controlled hypotension and provision of good quality surgical field.

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