Flash Pulmonary Edema Manifesting for the First Time after Cardiac Surgery: Case Report

Authors

  • H. A. Vohra
  • F. Osman
  • H. Singh
  • A. Vohrah
  • W. R. Dimitri

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20041121

Abstract

Flash pulmonary edema secondary to renal artery stenosis is an unrecognized complication following cardiac surgery. We report a case and discuss issues surrounding its diagnosis and management.

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Published

2005-02-16

How to Cite

Vohra, H. A., Osman, F., Singh, H., Vohrah, A., & Dimitri, W. R. (2005). Flash Pulmonary Edema Manifesting for the First Time after Cardiac Surgery: Case Report. The Heart Surgery Forum, 8(1), E69-E71. https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20041121

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