Beriberi Induced Cardiomyopathy Requiring Salvage Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

Beriberi refers to a constellation of symptoms caused primarily by thiamine (vitamin B1) deficiency. An acute and fulminant presentation of this rare condition has been described in the literature as “Shoshin” beriberi which is characterized by catastrophic cardiovascular collapse. Early recognition...

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Main Authors: Aditya Shah, Samir Patel, Sorabh Kothari, Jennifer Denk
Format: Article
Published: Hindawi Limited 2016-01-01
Series:Case Reports in Critical Care
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