Aliskiren: A New Harbinger of Hypotension?


We present a case of significant, persistent, and relatively refractory hypotension during general anesthesia in a reasonably healthy 50-year-old man thought to be caused by a direct rennin inhibitor. This case is of particular significance because the medication thought responsible for the hemodynamic abnormalities is a relatively novel antihypertensive agent and remains largely unknown to clinical anesthesia providers.

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E. Palmer and A. Oken, "Aliskiren: A New Harbinger of Hypotension?," Open Journal of Anesthesiology, Vol. 3 No. 2, 2013, pp. 102-103. doi: 10.4236/ojanes.2013.32025.

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