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Midodrine hydrochloride and the treatment of orthostatic hypotension in tetraplegia: two cases and a review of the literature.
Spinal Cord. 2000 Feb; 38(2):109-11.SC

Abstract

STUDY DESIGN

A report of two cases of orthostatic hypotension in acute tetraplegia that were resistant to classic treatment interventions.

OBJECTIVE

To discuss the use of midodrine hydrochloride for the treatment of orthostatic hypotension in early tetraplegia.

SETTING

Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas, USA.

METHODS

Presentation of two cases.

RESULTS

Midodrine hydrochloride successfully treated two cases of orthostatic hypotension that had been refractory to classic treatment interventions.

CONCLUSION

Midodrine hydrochloride should be included in the armamentarium of the physician treating orthostatic hypotension in spinal cord injury.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Spinal Cord Injury Center, South Texans Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio, USA.No affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

Case Reports
Journal Article
Review

Language

eng

PubMed ID

10762185

Citation

Barber, D B., et al. "Midodrine Hydrochloride and the Treatment of Orthostatic Hypotension in Tetraplegia: Two Cases and a Review of the Literature." Spinal Cord, vol. 38, no. 2, 2000, pp. 109-11.
Barber DB, Rogers SJ, Fredrickson MD, et al. Midodrine hydrochloride and the treatment of orthostatic hypotension in tetraplegia: two cases and a review of the literature. Spinal Cord. 2000;38(2):109-11.
Barber, D. B., Rogers, S. J., Fredrickson, M. D., & Able, A. C. (2000). Midodrine hydrochloride and the treatment of orthostatic hypotension in tetraplegia: two cases and a review of the literature. Spinal Cord, 38(2), 109-11.
Barber DB, et al. Midodrine Hydrochloride and the Treatment of Orthostatic Hypotension in Tetraplegia: Two Cases and a Review of the Literature. Spinal Cord. 2000;38(2):109-11. PubMed PMID: 10762185.
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TY - JOUR T1 - Midodrine hydrochloride and the treatment of orthostatic hypotension in tetraplegia: two cases and a review of the literature. AU - Barber,D B, AU - Rogers,S J, AU - Fredrickson,M D, AU - Able,A C, PY - 2000/4/13/pubmed PY - 2000/5/16/medline PY - 2000/4/13/entrez SP - 109 EP - 11 JF - Spinal cord JO - Spinal Cord VL - 38 IS - 2 N2 - STUDY DESIGN: A report of two cases of orthostatic hypotension in acute tetraplegia that were resistant to classic treatment interventions. OBJECTIVE: To discuss the use of midodrine hydrochloride for the treatment of orthostatic hypotension in early tetraplegia. SETTING: Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas, USA. METHODS: Presentation of two cases. RESULTS: Midodrine hydrochloride successfully treated two cases of orthostatic hypotension that had been refractory to classic treatment interventions. CONCLUSION: Midodrine hydrochloride should be included in the armamentarium of the physician treating orthostatic hypotension in spinal cord injury. SN - 1362-4393 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/10762185/Midodrine_hydrochloride_and_the_treatment_of_orthostatic_hypotension_in_tetraplegia:_two_cases_and_a_review_of_the_literature_ L2 - https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.sc.3100959 DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -