SESSION TITLE: Fellow Case Report Slide: Cardiothoracic Surgery
SESSION TYPE: Affiliate Case Report Slide
PRESENTED ON: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
INTRODUCTION: A 63 year old female recipient of a bilateral lung transplant was clinically stable after extubation on post-op day 1. Early on the post-op day 2 she became hypertensive and was started on nicardipine infusion. Following this she developed rapidly worsening, severe hypoxemic respiratory failure on high flow nasal cannula with an estimated PaO2/FIO2 dropped from 207 to 69.