"A FATAL GAS EMBOLISM FOLLOWING THE USE OF INTRAOPERATIVE HYDROGEN PEROXIDE AS AN IRRIGATION FLUID"
Keywords: Hydrogen peroxide, oxygen embolism,
AbstractHydrogen peroxide, an oxidizing agent used in surgery for its antiseptic properties, has been associated with life-threatening complications. We report a case of suspected gas embolism following irrigation of a tibial bone cyst with hydrogen peroxide in a five year-old boy under general anesthesia, who died despite resuscitative measures and a long stay in the intensive care unit.
How to Cite
Z. Hussain-Khan1, A. A. Soleimani M. Farzan. "A FATAL GAS EMBOLISM FOLLOWING THE USE OF INTRAOPERATIVE HYDROGEN PEROXIDE AS AN IRRIGATION FLUID". Acta Med Iran. 42(2):151-153.