Tension pneumoperitoneum after bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation: A case report

Abstract

INTRODUCTION Abdominal visceral injuries after cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) are infrequent though can be significant complications of CPR requiring invasive interventions. We present a case of a gastric perforation as a result of bystander CPR. This resulted in tension pneumoperitoneum necessitating abdominal decompression prior to laparotomy and… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijscr.2017.12.014

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