Published in Heart Disease Weekly, July 2nd, 2006
Researchers in the United States report, "Patients undergoing pulmonary embolectomy often experience hemodynamic deterioration during induction of general anesthesia (GA). Therefore, we studied the incidence and possible risk factors for hemodynamic deterioration during GA induction."
Harvard University researchers P. Rosenberger and colleagues explained, "Fifty-two consecutive patients undergoing emergent pulmonary embolectomy at our institution were included. Hemodynamic collapse after GA induction was defined as hypotension...
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