Incidence of propofol infusion syndrome during noninvasive radiofrequency ablation for atrial flutter or fibrillation.

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BACKGROUND Propofol infusion syndrome is first manifest by unexplained metabolic acidosis. Its incidence is unknown. METHODS Charts of all patients undergoing nonsurgical, catheter radiofrequency ablation for atrial flutter or fibrillation from 1999 through 2001 at Mayo Clinic Rochester, who received propofol and had an arterial blood gas drawn during the… (More)

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