Jeffery R . Winterfield

Learn More
Introduction Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is an important cause of sudden cardiac death (SCD) and heart failure (HF) and is the leading indication for cardiac transplantation in children and adults worldwide. It is characterized by ventricular chamber enlargement and systolic dysfunction with normal left ventricular wall thickness. Different causes can lead(More)
OBJECTIVE Demonstrate a case report involving successful use of lipid emulsion therapy for intractable cardiac arrest due to lidocaine toxicity. DATA SOURCE Lipid emulsion therapy has been shown to be effective in treating the cardiotoxic effects of such drugs as bupivacaine, verapamil, propranolol, and clomipramine as mentioned in a 2009 editorial in(More)
Introduction Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is an important cause of sudden cardiac death (SCD) and heart failure (HF) and is the leading indication for cardiac transplantation in children and adults worldwide. It is characterized by ventricular chamber enlargement and systolic dysfunction with normal left ventricular wall thickness. Different causes can lead(More)
  • 1