Induction of hypothermia after intraoperative hypoxic brain insult.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Hypoxic brain injury can be a devastating complication of anesthesia. Fortunately, it has become increasingly rare. Here we report a case of suspected intraoperative hypoxic brain injury treated with moderate hypothermia. Anesthesiologists should be aware of the option of using this therapy and how to employ it in the setting of suspected hypoxic brain injury.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • McDonagh, DL; Allen, IN; Keifer, JC; Warner, DS

Published Date

  • July 2006

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 103 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 180 - 181

PubMed ID

  • 16790649

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1526-7598

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1213/01.ane.0000221436.92700.8e


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States