DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20205268

Sudden bradycardia and impending cardiac arrest by intra-myometrial vasopressin in laparoscopic myomectomy: a case report and review of literature

Monika Madaan, Priyanka Baghotia, Neha Soni, Samir Shankar Raj

Abstract


Vasopressin has long been used in myomectomy to decrease blood loss. Its efficacy is beyond doubt. But at the same time it is known to cause some of the serious cardiovascular side effects. We here report a case of severe bradycardia and impending cardiac arrest caused by intra-myometrial infiltration of 12 U of vasopressin and present a review of literature.


Keywords


Vasopressin, Myomectomy, Bradycardia, Cardiac arrest

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