Atypical Presentation of Malignant Hyperthermia in an Obstetrical Patient


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This presentation was part of DMU Clinic Grand Rounds on April 2, 2015 and is approximately 45 minutes. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Mechanisms and predictability of unusual onset malignant hyperthermia.
  2. Pathophysiology and theory of catalysis.
  3. Early and life-saving recognition of malignant hyperthermia.
  4. Treatment and outcomes.


Vaun Dejong, DO
Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, UnityPoint Clinic

Brian Ferguson, DO'15

Kevin Carnevale, MD
Academic Pathologist in Microbiology and Immunology, Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences, and Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Des Moines University

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