[SCA-39] Protamine induced non-cardiogenic pulmonary edema- successful treatment with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

  • Liang Y, Mehaffey
  • Published 2013


Introduction: Non-cardiogenic pulmonary edema associated with protamine administration is a rare adverse event that has been reported to occur in 0.2% of cardiopulmonary bypass patients. Despite various supportive treatments, the mortality rate is as high as 30%. Here we report a case of a patient developing catastrophic noncardiogenic pulmonary edema after… (More)


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