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Postoperative death results from undiagnosed condition

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.

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About: Postoperative death results from undiagnosed condition

Date: 24 July 2004

Source: Anesthesia and Analgesia


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