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Korean Journal of Anesthesiology 1978;11(4):381-384.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4097/kjae.1978.11.4.381   
Management of a Comatose Patient following Intravenous Regional Anesthesia with Lidocaine Hydrochloride .
Sang Young Lee, In Ho Kim, Kyu Sub Jeong
Department of Anesthesiology, College of Medicine, Pusan National University, Pusan, Korea.
The authors have experience with a convulsive and comatoae patient who had intravenous regional anesthesia with 15ml of 2% lidocaine hydrochloride (total 300 mg). These complications were developed after sudden deflation of a pneumatic tourniquet, at the completion of debridement and pin fixation for traumatic open fracture on the right middle and ring fingers in a local clinic. This patient was treated at the I.C.U. of Busan National University Hospital without any other sequela. The authors re-emphasize the dangerous risks such as convulsions or even cardiac arrest when using a high concentration of lidocaine hydrochloride in intravenous regional anesthesia, as performed frequently.
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