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Airway management can be planned in advance avoiding the 'can't intubate, can't ventilate' situation, which will most surely result in the development of a pulmonary hypertensive crisis.
In a litigated case where a woman developed a hypertensive crisis after being prescribed Deconamine, a sympathomimetic decongestant, the pharmaceutical company successfully relied on the learned-intermediary doctrine for its defense.
The most serious adverse events associated with Avastin across all trials were gastrointestinal perforation, wound healing complications, hemorrhage, arterial thromboembolic events, hypertensive crisis, reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome (RPLS), neutropenia and infection, nephrotic syndrome and congestive heart failure.
Standard contrast angiography is contraindicated because of the risk of dye-induced hypertensive crisis.
For patients with a risk of a hypertensive crisis or an excess of aldosterone, the adrenal glands should be removed.
If catecholamine levels are elevated, preoperative treatment may include alpha and/or beta blockade to counter catecholamine oversecretion and hypertensive crisis.
Conversely, the MAO inhibitortyramine connection is one that can generate a hypertensive crisis.
Researchers at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas have identified the underlying mechanism by which cocaine triggers hypertensive crisis, the most-severe form of high blood pressure and one of the most-common cocaine-related, cardiovascular emergencies in the U.
The interaction of tyramine with MAOIs can bring on a hypertensive crisis, a sharp increase in blood pressure that can lead to a stroke.
The Irish Medical Board fears mixing St John's wort with certain drugs or foods - such as red wine, cheese, cough medicine or other anti-depressants - could cause hypertensive crisis.
His pediatrician performs a literature search and learns that phenylpropanolamine in elevated doses may cause cardiac dysrhythmias and dystonic reactions, in addition to the hypertensive crisis Christopher has suffered.

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