Case Author(s): Jeff Chesnut, D.O. and Tom R. Miller, M.D., Ph.D. , 4/30/99 . Rating: #D2, #Q5

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Brief history:

56 year-old male who underwent partial colon resection for ischemic bowel two days previously. He became dyspneic and hypoxic with rapidly decreasing oxygen saturation, finally leading to intubation.


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