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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 98-100

Allergic myocardial ischemia causing reversible hemodynamic collapse during gastroscopy

Department of Anaesthesiology, Clemenceau Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon

Correspondence Address:
Omar Itani
Department of Anesthesiology, Clemenceau Medical Center, Clemenceau Street, Beirut, PO BOX: 11-2555
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/0259-1162.103388

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This case report details the development of an acute heart dysfunction during gastroscopy under sedation in a patient with normal coronary arteries. The early diagnosis by echocardiography and aggressive management allowed us to prevent a serious and fatal outcome. We spot on the diagnosis of allergic cardiogenic shock based on our clinical and laboratory finding.

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