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Case Reports in Critical Care
Volume 2018 (2018), Article ID 8081607, 6 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/8081607
Case Report

Icatibant for Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitor-Induced Angioedema in Intubated Patients: Case Series and Literature Review

1Department of Pharmacy Services, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, 7400 Merton Minter, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
2Pharmacotherapy Education & Research Center, The University of Texas Health San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr., MSC 6220, San Antonio, TX 78229-3900, USA
3Medicine Service, Pulmonary/Critical Care Division, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, 7400 Merton Minter (111E), San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
4Department of Medicine, Pulmonary/Critical Care Division, The University of Texas Health San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr., MSC 7885, San Antonio, TX 78229-3900, USA

Correspondence should be addressed to Erin K. Yeung; moc.liamg@gnueyknire

Received 31 August 2017; Revised 7 December 2017; Accepted 6 February 2018; Published 4 March 2018

Academic Editor: Natale Daniele Brunetti

Copyright © 2018 Erin K. Yeung et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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