Maternal cardiac arrest associated with attempted fetal injection of potassium chloride

G. A. Coke, A. A. Baschat, H. E. Mighty, A. M. Malinow

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Abstract

We report a case of maternal cardiac arrest immediately after attempted fetal cardiac injection of potassium chloride. Prompt institution of maternal cardiac life-support protocols resulted in successful maternal resuscitation. The management of this case as well as that of fetal cardiac injections of potassium chloride is reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)287-290
Number of pages4
JournalInternational Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia
Volume13
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2004
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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