Acute Mallory–Weiss syndrome after cardiopulmonary resuscitation by health care providers in the emergency department

Publication date: Available online 29 July 2015 Source:Journal of Acute Disease Author(s): Dae Hee Kim, Dong Yoon Rhee, Seon Hee Woo, Woon Jeong Lee, Seung Hwan Seol, Won Jung Jeong A report of a 62-year-old female patient with severe Mallory–Weiss syndrome after successful cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) by health care providers in the emergency department is presented. The bleeding continued for five days, and the patient's total blood loss was estimated to be approximately 3000 mL. After 7 days, the patient died due to respiratory distress syndrome. Severe Mallory–Weiss syndrome after CPR may occur and should be considered as a potentially serious complication after CPR.
Source: Journal of Acute Disease - Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: research

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