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Propofol infusion syndrome in a super morbidly obese patient (BMI = 75)
(Medknow Publications, 2011)
Propofol infusion syndrome (PRIS) is a rare but often fatal complication as a result of large doses of propofol infusion (4–5 mg/kg/hr) for a prolonged period (>48 h). It has been reported in both children and adults. Besides large doses of propofol infusion, the risk factors include young age, acute neurological injury, low ...