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May 1972

Malignant Hyperthermia During Anesthesia for Adenoidectomy

Arch Otolaryngol. 1972;95(5):442-447. doi:10.1001/archotol.1972.00770080678010

The possible causes of malignant hyperthermia are discussed. The vital importance of early diagnosis, early termination of anesthesia and surgery, and vigorous therapy is stressed and a case report with an explanation of the successful therapy used is presented.