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Acute cardiopulmonary failure in patients with increased intracranial pressure is a significant management challenge to physicians. We report on a 21-year-old patient with traumatic brain injury who developed intractable hypoxemia and hypotension after undergoing a decompressive craniotomy. Venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation was initiated to(More)
Pulmonary edema is a rare complication in preeclampsia patients without pre-existing cardiac disease, tocolytic therapy, infection, or multiple gestations. We present a preeclamptic patient complicated by overwhelming pulmonary edema just prior to cesarean section and the massive edematous fluid production made it an exceptional challenge to the(More)
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