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Cardiac arrest from tension pneumopericardium in a premature infant.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12401603     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This case report describes a rare and potentially fatal anesthetic complication. It occurred during the care of a small premature infant as a result of improper use of medical equipment.
Steve M Auden; Sanford L Lapin; Ann Marie Joseph-Reynolds
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anesthesia and analgesia     Volume:  95     ISSN:  0003-2999     ISO Abbreviation:  Anesth. Analg.     Publication Date:  2002 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-10-28     Completed Date:  2002-11-19     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1310650     Medline TA:  Anesth Analg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1245-7, table of contents     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesia N-65, Kosair Children's Hospital, 231 E. Chestnut Street, Louisville, KY 40202, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Anesthesia, Inhalation / adverse effects*
Heart Arrest / etiology*
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature / physiology*
Intraoperative Complications / physiopathology*,  radiography
Intubation, Intratracheal
Oxygen Inhalation Therapy / adverse effects
Pneumopericardium / complications*,  radiography

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