Gastric perforation after cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

  title={Gastric perforation after cardiopulmonary resuscitation.},
  author={S. M. Jalali and H. Emami-Razavi and A. Mansouri},
  journal={The American journal of emergency medicine},
  volume={30 9},
  • S. M. Jalali, H. Emami-Razavi, A. Mansouri
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • The American journal of emergency medicine
  • Gastric rupture is a rare complication after cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). In most cases, incorrect management of airways during CPR is the main cause. Therefore, a medical emergency becomes a surgical emergency also. We present a case of gastric perforation in a middle-aged patient after CPR performed by his family. He eventually presented with bloody vomitus and a tympanic abdomen. When faced with a patient with abdominal signs post-CPR, surgical complications of CPR should be… CONTINUE READING
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