Intensive Care Medicine

, Volume 22, Issue 9, pp 997–997 | Cite as

Rhabdomyolysis and pulmonary hypertension in a child, possibly due to long-term high-dose propofol infusion

  • E. A. van Straaten
  • J. J. E. Hendriks
  • G. Ramsey
  • G. D. Vos
Correspondence

Keywords

Public Health Hypertension Emergency Medicine Pulmonary Hypertension 

References

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    Parke TJ, Stevens JE, Rice ASC, Greenway CL, Bray RJ, Smith PJ, Waldmann CS, Verghese C (1992) Metabolic acidosis and fatal myocardial failure after propofol infusion in children: five case reports. BMJ 305:613–616PubMedGoogle Scholar
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. A. van Straaten
    • 1
  • J. J. E. Hendriks
    • 1
  • G. Ramsey
    • 1
  • G. D. Vos
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsUniversity Hospital MaastrichtMaastrichtThe Netherlands

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