publication . Article . 2009

Case report: Profound hypotension associated with labetalol therapy in a patient with cerebral aneurysms and subarachnoid hemorrhage

Sana Jivraj; C. David Mazer; Andrew J. Baker; Mabel Choi; Gregory M. T. Hare;
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  • Published: 03 May 2009 Journal: Canadian Journal of Anesthesia/Journal canadien d'anesthésie, volume 53, pages 678-683 (issn: 0832-610X, eissn: 1496-8975, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC
Purpose Labetalol is an effective antihypertensive medication frequently used to treat systemic hypertension in acute care settings, including the management of hypertension associated with a subarachnoid hemorrhage. We present a case of profound hypotension, refractory to inotropic and vasopressor therapy following an iv infusion of labetalol.
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Medical Subject Headings: cardiovascular diseasescirculatory and respiratory physiologymusculoskeletal, neural, and ocular physiology
free text keywords: Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, General Medicine, Mean arterial pressure, Subarachnoid hemorrhage, medicine.disease, medicine, Acute care, medicine.medical_specialty, Inotrope, Refractory, Anesthesia, Labetalol, medicine.drug, Anesthesiology, Hypertensive emergency, business.industry, business
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