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A woman died from an undiagnosed condition following a hepatic cystectomy operation. The condition (Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia – ARVD) is an inherited disease. It caused the 59 year old woman to die from heart failure during general anesthetic.
Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Anesthesia and Analgesia
About: Postoperative death results from undiagnosed condition
Date: 24 July 2004
Source: Anesthesia and Analgesia
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