A case of psychotropics and sympathicomimetic drugs overdose that resulted in severe ARDS and could be saved with VVA-ECMO

Toru Yoshida, Ken Tsutsumi, Miyuki Kurisu, Shunsuke Iwai, Shohei Mikami, Minoru Yoshida, Haruaki Wakatake, Yuka Kitano, Yoshihiro Masui, Shigeki Fujitani, Yasuhiko Taira
KANTO Journal of Japanese Association for Acute Medicine  
Reports of ARDS induced by psychotropic drugs are limited, and ECMO is considered useful.【Case】A woman in her twenties was taken overdose of psychotropic medicine and was transported to the emergency department about 5 hours later. After hospitalization, ARDS and cardiac arrest developed, and VA-ECMO was induced. We performed VVA-EC-MO to oxygenate the head and upper limbs and withdrew on the 6th day of the disease.【Discussion, Conclusion】Cardiac arrest occurred from ARDS, requiring VVA-ECMO.
more » ... ere was no report that generated ARDS except for phenothiazine antipsychotic drugs, so it was considered necessary to pay attention.
doi:10.24697/jaamkanto.40.3_221 fatcat:o565xikrxncpbcq56snrjyfjbu