Cardiac Arrest Caused by an Acute Intrathoracic Gastric Volvulus Treated With Percutaneous Gastrostomy

Ewoud ter Avest*, Denice D. Kamphuis, Joost Sprakel, Hester Witteveen, Laura N. Hannivoort

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    During cardiopulmonary resuscitation, one of the first priorities after establishing basic and advanced life support is to identify the cause of the arrest. We present a rare case of cardiac arrest due to a decreased venous return from mediastinal shift caused by a paraesophageal hernia with an incarcerated thoracic gastric volvulus, which was treated by percutaneous gastrostomy.

    Originele taal-2English
    Pagina's (van-tot)249-252
    Aantal pagina's4
    TijdschriftAnnals of emergency medicine
    Nummer van het tijdschrift2
    StatusPublished - feb-2021

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