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Korean J Anesthesiol. 1972 Dec;5(2):157-161. Korean. Case Report.
Lee JH , Choi SJ .
Department of Anesthesiology, Chungnam National University, College of Medicine, Daejon, Korea.

We heraby report 10 cases of cardiac arrest associated with general anesthesia at Chungnam Medical Center during the period of Jan. 1967 through June 1972 as follows. (1) Among 10 cases, 3 cases recovered without complications and 7 cases expired. (2) Two pediatric patients showed remarkable recovery with treatment. (3) The expired 7 cases had been in very poor physical condition and recovery from cardiac arrest was delayed. The cause of death in one case was presumed to be air embolism.

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