Banerjee A, Stoica C, Walia A. Acute Hyperkalemia as a Complication of Intravenous Therapy with Epsilon-Aminocaproic Acid.
Journal of Clinical Anesthesia. 2011 November; 23(7). 565-8.
PMID: 22050802 [PubMed]
Epsilon-aminocaproic acid (EACA) is used frequently during surgery as prophylaxis to decrease blood loss and transfusion requirements. A rare complication of EACA induced acute hyperkalemia in a patient undergoing total hip replacement is presented.
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