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Korean Journal of Anesthesiology 2009;57(2):237-241.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4097/kjae.2009.57.2.237   
Cardiac arrest after position change in a morbidly obese patient: A case report.
Bo Sung Kim, Ji Hyang Lee, Eun Joo Kim, Sang Kon Lee, Jong Suk Ban, Byung Woo Min
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Daegu Fatima Hospital, Daegu, Korea. lovehan3@yahoo.co.kr
Abstract
Morbid obesity presents many clinical problems. Especially, morbid obesity has a significant effect on airway management and pulmonary function. We experienced a cardiac arrest of a morbidly obese (Body Mass Index of about 62 kg/m2). 21-year-old male patient that necessitated cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). The patient was scheduled for an emergency cystoscopy under local anesthesia. After change to supine position in the operation room, dyspnea, tachypnea, agitation, and, subsequently, cardiac arrest developed.
Key Words: Cardiac arrest; Morbid obesity; Position change
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