A 63 year-old man developed sudden pulmonary edema after uneventful robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RALP) for prostate cancer despite normal preoperative laboratory findings and appropriate anesthetic management. The pulmonary edema was attributed to prolonged (4 hrs) pneumoperitoneum with concomitant high intraabdominal pressure (15-20 mmHg).
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Clinical Anesthesia|
|Publication status||Published - 2010 Aug|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine