If General Anesthesia is used, give the patient s.q Sandostatin (octreotide) 200 ugms followed immediately with an IV Sandostatin drip at 75 ugms per hour. Run the i.v pre-peri and for six hours after Surgery.
If local or regional block anesthesia is used, Sandostatin i.v 200 ugm bolus should be on-call for any drop of Blood pressure. This can be repeated every two or three hours.
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