Javier Fierro-Rosón

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OBJECTIVE Myocardial stunning frequently has been described in patients with an acute coronary syndrome. Recently, it has also been described in critically ill patients without ischaemic heart disease. It is possible that the most severe form of any syndrome, leading to cardio-respiratory arrest, may cause myocardial stunning. Myocardial stunning appears to(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe our outcomes using thrombolysis during the cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) of patients in cardiorespiratory arrest (CA) caused by fulminant pulmonary embolism (FPE). DESIGN A case series. SETTING Intensive care units of a district hospital and a referral centre. PATIENTS Six patients that suffered CA secondary to an FPE. (More)
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