Switching Therapy from Intravenous Landiolol to Transdermal Bisoprolol in a Patient with Thyroid Storm Complicated by Decompensated Heart Failure and Gastrointestinal Dysfunction

@inproceedings{Godo2017SwitchingTF,
  title={Switching Therapy from Intravenous Landiolol to Transdermal Bisoprolol in a Patient with Thyroid Storm Complicated by Decompensated Heart Failure and Gastrointestinal Dysfunction},
  author={Shigeo Godo and Yu Kawazoe and Hiroshi Ozaki and Motoo Fujita and Daisuke Kudo and Ryosuke Nomura and Hiroaki Shimokawa and Shigeki Kushimoto},
  booktitle={Internal medicine},
  year={2017}
}
Thyroid storm is a life-threatening disorder that remains a therapeutic challenge. Although β-blockers are the mainstay for treatment, their use can be challenging in cases complicated by rapid atrial fibrillation and decompensated heart failure. We present a case of thyroid storm-associated atrial fibrillation and decompensated heart failure complicated by gastrointestinal dysfunction secondary to diffuse peritonitis that was successfully managed by a switching therapy, in which the continuous… CONTINUE READING
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