TITLE

Refractory ventricular fibrillation in accidental hypothermia: salvage with cardiopulmonary bypass

AUTHOR(S)
Mulpur, Anil Kumar; Mirsadraee, Saeed; Hassan, Taj B.; McKeague, Helena; Kaul, Pankaj
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Perfusion;Sep2004, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p311
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A 20-year old woman presented with prolonged refractory ventricular fibrillation and pulmonary, oedema following hypothermia while she was under self-administered heroin in an attempt to commit suicide. She was successfully resuscitated with cardiopulmonary bypass for core rewarming and internal defibrillation.
ACCESSION #
14509728

 

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