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Korean J Anesthesiol. 2012 Jan;62(1):87-90. English. Case Report.
Lee WJ , Jang HS .
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Wallace Memorial Baptist Hospital, Busan, Korea.

Indigo carmine (sodium indigotindisulfonate) is a safe, biologically inactive blue dye routinely administered intravascularly during urologic and gynecologic procedures to localize the ureteral orifices and to identify severed ureters and fistulous communications. We report a case of hypotension, cardiac arrest, and cerebral ischemia after the administration of indigo carmine in a patient under total laparoscopic hysterectomy.

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