Clinical Management of Cardiogenic Shock Associated with Prolonged Propofol Infusion

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Abstract

This case report details the development of cardiogenic shock after craniotomy in a patient sedated with a propofol infusion. The patient survived with the assistance of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. A literature review summarizes the syndrome of cardiogenic shock associated with prolonged propofol infusion. This is the first report of survival in this syndrome resulting from mechanical circulatory support.

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