cardiogenic shock


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cardiogenic shock

[¦kärd·ē·ō¦jen·ik ′shäk]
(medicine)
Shock due to inadequate arterial blood flow following left ventricular failure or pulmonary embolism.
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In-hospital short-term effects, including major bleeding, acute heart failure, cardiogenic shock and arrhythmias, were higher in acute kidney injury patients.
With respect to mortality, cardiogenic shock patients had a high risk, whereas those with anaphylactic shock had a low risk.
Prognostic outcome at 30 days was less favorable in LCx related inferior wall MI as compared to RCA related MI in patients who underwent primary PCI7,14, in our study cardiogenic shock was seen in 23 (22.
Today, Abiomed only treats around 5 percent of this AMI cardiogenic shock patient population, which suffers one of the highest mortality risks of any patient in the heart hospital.
Platelet glycoprotein IIb/IIIa blockade and outcome of cardiogenic shock complicating acute coronary syndromes without persistent ST-segment elevation.
Frequencies and percentages were calculated for qualitative variables such as risk factors, gender, cardiogenic shock, acute LVF, arrhythmias, AV Blocks, mechanical complication, in-hospital complications and duration of hospital stay.
There was a stepwise increase in the rates of in-hospital death with each quartile of BNP in NSTEMI and STEMI, with a similar and consistent pattern for death within 48 h of admission, heart failure, or cardiogenic shock (Table 1).
Moreover, the ACTION Registry data demonstrated that early beta-blocker therapy in patients with risk factors for cardiogenic shock was associated with significantly worse outcomes.
We observed that the L/P ratio was increased in many but not in all patients with septic and cardiogenic shock and that an elevated L/P ratio was associated with a poor prognosis.
These fatalities were associated with an infusion reaction symptom complex that included hypoxia, pulmonary infiltrates, acute respiratory distress syndrome, myocardial infarction, ventricular fibrillation, or cardiogenic shock.
Patients suffering from severe renal dysfunction caused by cardiogenic shock should not automatically be precluded from receiving ventricular assist devices (VAD) as a bridge to receiving a heart transplant, according to a study in the February 5 Journal of the American College of Cardiology.