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Spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage during left hemihepatectomy in a cirrhotic patient
Med Biol Sci Eng 2019;2(2):51-54
Published online July 31, 2019
© 2019 Medical Biological Science and Engineering.

Chang Woo Lim, Hui Young Kim, Hyung-Joo Chung

Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, Kosin University College of Medicine, Busan, Korea
Correspondence to: Hyung-Joo Chung
Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, Kosin University College of Medicine, 262, Gamcheon-ro, Seogu, Busan 49267, Korea
Tel: +82-51-990-6474
Fax: +82-51-254-2504
Received February 25, 2019; Revised March 14, 2019; Accepted April 15, 2019.
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License ( which permits unrestricted noncommercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage (sICH) is bleeding that occurs without trauma or known structural abnormality. Hypertension is a main cause of sICH, but liver cirrhosis may be another reason; however, this rarely occurs under anesthesia. We report on a case of sICH in a 75-year-old woman patient with liver cirrhosis during left hemihepatectomy. And the literature on the usefulness of perioperative bispectral index monitoring for early detection of brain damage is reviewed.
Keywords : Spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage; Liver cirrhosis; Hemihepatectomy; Bispectral index
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