Different Approaches to the Treatment of Ergotism: A Review of Three Cases

Husum, Bent; Berthelsen, Preben; Metz, Peter; Rasmussen, Jens Peter
September 1980
Angiology;Sep1980, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p650
Academic Journal
Describes consecutive cases of ergotism which were treated according to different suggestions in the literature. Treatment consisting of a sympathetic block by means of a continuous lumbar epidural block; Continuous infusion of sodium nitroprusside; Treatment with continuous intravenous infusion of nitroglycerin.


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