[Resuscitation of a patient with deep hypothermia using extracorporeal circulation].

Abstract

The case-history describes successful resuscitation of a young man who was found after 15 hours following attempted suicide (intoxication with carbamazepine) in deep hypothermia (19 degrees C) with cardiac arrest. For rewarming the patient extracorporeal circulation was used. The patient was successfully disconnected from the extracorporeal circulation… (More)

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