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Hypoventilation and hypoxia in reversal of cardiogenic shock in an infant with congenital heart disease

Abstract

The case is presented of a child in cardiogenic shock in whom oxygen administration exacerbated a systemic to pulmonary shunt that caused a critical deterioration in his cardiovascular status requiring hypoventilation and restoration of baseline hypoxia for reversal.

  • paediatrics
  • cardiology

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