Percutaneous cardiopulmonary bypass for therapy resistant cardiac arrest from digoxin overdose.

@article{Behringer1998PercutaneousCB,
  title={Percutaneous cardiopulmonary bypass for therapy resistant cardiac arrest from digoxin overdose.},
  author={Wilhelm Behringer and Fritz Sterz and Hans Domanovits and Waltraud Sch{\"o}rkhuber and Michael Holzer and Manuela F{\"o}dinger and Anton N. Laggner},
  journal={Resuscitation},
  year={1998},
  volume={37 1},
  pages={47-50}
}
A 79-year 65 kg male called the ambulance service 4 h after ingestion of 100 tablets of digoxin 0.1 mg complaining of nausea and vomiting. The ECG showed an idioventricular escape rhythm with a heart rate of 30/min. After 0.5 mg atropine, heart rate increased to 80/min. Soon after admission to the emergency department, the patient developed… CONTINUE READING