Sudden death following intravenous sodium diphenylhydantoin.
- Published Article
American Heart Journal
- Publication Date
Mar 01, 1976
A well-documented (by ECG as well as autopsy) case of fatal ventricular asystole secondary to intravenous administration of sodium diphenylhydantoin is presented. The possible role of ventricular conduction disturbances, hypoxemia, and metabolic abnormalities as precipitating factors are discussed.
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