Risk factors for halothane hepatitis.

Abstract

Helothane hepatitis is a rare but sometimes fatal complication of halothane anaesthesia. Examination of case reports has pointed to a number of risk factors. Studies in animals and humans in the laboratory have provided evidence of a complex multifactorial basis for halothane hepatotoxicity, with the following factors playing a part: genetic predisposition… (More)

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@article{Cousins1989RiskFF, title={Risk factors for halothane hepatitis.}, author={Michael J. Cousins and John Plummer and Philip Hall}, journal={The Australian and New Zealand journal of surgery}, year={1989}, volume={59 1}, pages={5-14} }