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BACKGROUND Extracorporeal life support (ECLS) has been utilized as a rescue strategy for patients with cardiac arrest unresponsive to conventional cardiopulmonary resuscitation. OBJECTIVE We sought to describe our institution's experience with implementation of ECLS for out-of-hospital and emergency department (ED) cardiac arrests. Our primary outcome was… (More)
A case is reported of jaw dislocation on placement of an oral airway and nasogastric tube during an otherwise unremarkable exploratory laparotomy under general anaesthesia. The pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of jaw dislocation are described.
OBJECTIVE Patients undergoing emergency peripheral arteriovenous extracorporeal life support were evaluated for lower-extremity complications on the basis of the ipsilateral limb perfusion strategy. METHODS In a retrospective review of patients receiving extracorporeal life support (2008-2013), 105 of 250 underwent femoral extracorporeal life support. For… (More)
Anomalous origin of the circumflex and left anterior descending coronary arteries from separate ostia in the right sinus of Valsalva is a rarely reported phenomenon. Few clinical details concerning patients with this anomaly are available in the literature. Angiographic and clinical data in an adult patient with this finding are reported here.