Lipid resuscitation in a carnitine deficient child following intravascular migration of an epidural catheter.

@article{Wong2010LipidRI,
  title={Lipid resuscitation in a carnitine deficient child following intravascular migration of an epidural catheter.},
  author={Gail K Wong and D. Joo and C Rachel McDonnell},
  journal={Anaesthesia},
  year={2010},
  volume={65 2},
  pages={192-5}
}
A child with cerebral palsy and carnitine deficiency developed ventricular arrhythmias with loss of cardiac output during elective surgery under general anaesthesia with concomitant epidural analgesia. Sinus rhythm was restored on administration of adrenaline, but hypotension persisted despite resuscitation. Bolus administration of 0.8 ml*kg(-1) (20 ml… CONTINUE READING