Serious complications of intraosseous access during infant resuscitation

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We report on a 2.5-month-old infant with ischemia of the left leg and compartment following intraosseous needle application during resuscitation” Molacek et al (2018).

Abstract:

We report on a 2.5-month-old infant with ischemia of the left leg and compartment following intraosseous needle application during resuscitation. Unfortunately, this event led to major limb amputation. The cause, mechanism, and prevention of this severe complication are discussed in this article.

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Molacek, J., Houdek, K., Opatrný, V., Fremuth, J., Sasek, L., Treskova, I. and Treska, V. (2018) Serious Complications of Intraosseous Access during Infant Resuscitation. European Journal of Pediatric Surgery Reports. 6(1), p.e59-e62.

doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1661407.

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