Successful use of a 20% lipid emulsion to resuscitate a patient after a presumed bupivacaine-related cardiac arrest.

@article{Rosenblatt2006SuccessfulUO,
  title={Successful use of a 20% lipid emulsion to resuscitate a patient after a presumed bupivacaine-related cardiac arrest.},
  author={M. Rosenblatt and M. Abel and G. Fischer and Chad J Itzkovich and J. Eisenkraft},
  journal={Anesthesiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={105 1},
  pages={
          217-8
        }
}
  • M. Rosenblatt, M. Abel, +2 authors J. Eisenkraft
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • The patient was a 58-yr-old, 82-kg, 170-cm male who presented for arthroscopic repair of a torn rotator cuff in the right shoulder. His medical history was significant for coronary artery bypass graft surgery at age 43 yr. He gave a history of angina upon exertion and occasionally at rest. He declined further preoperative cardiac workup but was considered by his cardiologist to be stable on medical therapy. This included nitroglycerine as needed, lisinopril, atenolol isosorbide mononitrate, and… CONTINUE READING

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