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Survival after prolonged cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is often associated with neurological and other sequelae. We describe a patient who survived prolonged cardiac arrest due to ventricular fibrillation neurologically intact but suffered colon ischaemia and necrosis in the post-resuscitation period. Subtotal colectomy was performed. We wonder(More)
Forty-six patients undergoing major abdominal surgery were given postoperative epidural analgesia for four days with bupivacaine-sufentanil or bupivacaine-morphine. Both groups received a bolus of 8 ml bupivacaine 0.5% followed after 30 minutes by an infusion of 20 ml/h bupivacaine 0.1%. The sufentanil group (group A: 21 patients) received a loading dose of(More)
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