[A case of postoperative convulsive seizure following tranexamic acid infusion during aortic valve replacement].

@article{Ichikawa2013ACO,
  title={[A case of postoperative convulsive seizure following tranexamic acid infusion during aortic valve replacement].},
  author={Junko Ichikawa and Mitsuharu Kodaka and Keiko Nishiyama and Nobuhiko Sato and Sayaka Miura Kubota and Kiyoharu Nakano and Makiko Komori},
  journal={Masui. The Japanese journal of anesthesiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={62 2},
  pages={186-9}
}
We present a case of postoperative convulsive seizure in an 84-year-old man who underwent an aortic valve replacement. The patient had hypertension associated with hyperaldosteronism and chronic interstitial nephritis. The duration of cardiopulmonary bypass was 74 min. A generalized seizure lasting approximately 1 minute occurred at 1 hour after the patient… CONTINUE READING