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Successful treatment of Propofol induced refractory status epilepticus with calcium gluconate

  title={Successful treatment of Propofol induced refractory status epilepticus with calcium gluconate},
  author={Rafat M Mosalli},
  journal={Current Pediatric Research},
  • R. Mosalli
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Current Pediatric Research
Propofol-induced seizure-like phenomena (SLP) is well described following anesthesia or sedation with this drug. The episode is usually benign and responds well to standards anti-convulsant therapy. The occurrence of status epilepticus refractory to conventional treatment and successful treatment with intravenous Calcium has been rarely reported. We describe a patient who developed status epilepticus refractory to standard treatment during recovery from Propofol anesthesia and successfully… Expand


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