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Death after Modified Radical Mastectomy: An Enigma?


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1 KIMS, Hubli, India

Dextran 40 is being used by some surgeons perioperatively during breast surgery to prevent thromboembolism and flap necrosis. We present here an unusual caseof death after modified radical mastectomy.  She had been infused intraoperatively with Dextran 40.

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Dextran 40, Hypotension, Bleeding.
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Authors

P. Bharath Kiran
KIMS, Hubli, India
Madhuri Kurdi
KIMS, Hubli, India
Sushma Sampath
KIMS, Hubli, India
Raghavendra Bhosale
KIMS, Hubli, India

Abstract


Dextran 40 is being used by some surgeons perioperatively during breast surgery to prevent thromboembolism and flap necrosis. We present here an unusual caseof death after modified radical mastectomy.  She had been infused intraoperatively with Dextran 40.

Keywords


Dextran 40, Hypotension, Bleeding.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18311/isacon-Karnataka%2F2017%2FEP026