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Effectiveness and safety of lidocaine in the induction of fetal cardiac asystole for second trimester pregnany termination.

Authors
  • López-Cepero, Ronald
  • Lynch, Lauren
  • de la Vega, Alberto
Type
Published Article
Journal
Boletín de la Asociación Médica de Puerto Rico
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2013
Volume
105
Issue
1
Pages
14–17
Identifiers
PMID: 23767379
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Intracardiac administration of lidocaine is an effective method to induce cardiac asystole for second trimester pregnancy termination. Extra-cardiac injection, however, is less effective.

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