Rescue alcohol septal ablation in sepsis with multiorgan failure.

@article{Barwad2012RescueAS,
  title={Rescue alcohol septal ablation in sepsis with multiorgan failure.},
  author={Parag W Barwad and S. S. Ramakrishnan and Sandeep Seth and Balram Bhargava},
  journal={Indian heart journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={64 6},
  pages={588-90}
}
A 55 year old male patient with a diagnosis of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy was admitted with features of sepsis related to cholangitis. Initial management with intravenous (i.v.) fluids and antibiotics did not cause any change in his general condition mandating an emergency endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography (ERCP). After successful retrieval of CBD stone on ERCP, patient had massive upper gastrointestinal bleed leading to hypotension and shock. Addition of inotropes had led to… CONTINUE READING