Hypoglycemia in Postoperative Setting

  • Sanjeev Kelkar
  • Shubhangi Muley
  • Prakash Ambardekar


In the postoperative period, many different situations arise in which for fear of hypoglycemia, the blood glucose is allowed to remain higher. There are situations which could however lead to hypoglycemia which need to be appreciated. Majority of these will arise on account of the quality of care and operationalizing the instructions. More important however is to monitor care closely enough and be aware of what could go astray due to the multiple measures of management undertaken and the potential not only for hypoglycemia but also for hyperglycemic swings.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sanjeev Kelkar
    • 1
  • Shubhangi Muley
    • 2
  • Prakash Ambardekar
    • 3
  1. 1.Private PracticePuneIndia
  2. 2.Senior Consultant AnesthesiologistCentral India Institute of Medical ScienceNagpurIndia
  3. 3.Consultant, AnesthesioligistFortis S L Raheja HospitalMumbaiIndia

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