Paper Information

Journal:   ACTA MEDICA IRANICA   2004 , Volume 42 , Number 2; Page(s) 151 To 153.
 
Paper: 

A FATAL GAS EMBOLISM FOLLOWING THE USE OF INTRAOPERATIVE HYDROGEN PEROXIDE AS AN IRRIGATION FLUID

 
 
Author(s):  HOSSEINKHAN ZAHED, SOLEYMANI A.A., FARZAN M.
 
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Abstract: 
Hydrogen peroxide, an oxidizing agent used in surgery for its antiseptic properties, has been associated with life-threatening complications. We report a case of suspected gas embolism following irrigation of a tibial bone cyst with hydrogen peroxide in a five year-old boy under general anesthesia, who died despite resuscitative measures and a long stay in the intensive care unit
 
Keyword(s): HYDROGEN PEROXIDE , OXYGEN EMBOLISM
 
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