Jerrold Lerman, Author at Clinical Advisor

Jerrold Lerman

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Pheochromocytoma

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure General. Pheochromoctyoma (Pheo) is a rare but potentially life-threatening neuroendocrine tumor that arises from the chromaffin cells of the adrenal medulla (in 80% of cases) or extra-adrenal paraganglionic tissue (in 20% of cases). The latter, classified as extra-adrenal paragangliomas, occur anywhere from the base of the…

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