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Cardiac Arrest During Surgery
Vasovagal attack during surgery caused cardiac arrest. Doctors want to attempt another laparoscopic to remove gallbladder ? Chances of arrest again ?
Carotid receptors : Patients may develop cardia arrest from any kind of surgery. Regarding to solar surgery ( tonsillectomy ) since anatomically are located close to carotids , it may cause mechanical pressure on carotid receptors and cause bradycardia and possibly arrest. It's not very common anyway... ...Read more
Cardiac arrest: Cardiac arrest related to tonsil surgery is the same as cardiac arrest from any anesthetic procedure. There are multiple possible causes but usually hypoxia or a toxic effect of the anesthetic are involved and often an underlying known or unsuspected cardiac problem. It is a complex problem and fortunately uncommon. ...Read more
There is an article about how a girl died from going into cardiac arrest from tonsil surgery. How does that happen?
How likely is it to die or have severe complications from breast augmention surgery? Such as cardiac arrest or blood clot ?
Very low: The risks you describe are anesthetic complications which are usually less than 1 of 1000. Breast augmentation does have complications of infection or wound related problems on the order of 2-4%. Late complications like capsular contracture or deflation may occur in 20% or more patients. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can happen if your heart starts to beat too quickly? I need to know if you can go into cardiac arrest or something like that. Are there any procedures/surgeries that could fix it?
After cardiac resuscitation during surgery, is it viable/possible to resume anesthetics? (Propofol/Remifentanil)
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