vasogenic shock


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vasogenic shock

[¦vāz·ə¦jen·ik ′shäk]
(medicine)
Failure of peripheral circulation due to vasodilation of arterioles and capillaries.
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Vasogenic shock was defined as requirement of a continuous infusion of norepinephrine, vasopressin, and/or phenylephrine in the intensive care unit postcardiac surgery in order to maintain our ICU standard of care mean arterial pressure of at least 65 mmHg.
Secondary outcomes included 30-day mortality, incidence of both cardiogenic and vasogenic shock, intensive care unit length of stay, hospital length of stay, reoperations for any cardiac reason, prolonged ventilation (defined as >24 hours after surgery) postoperative atrial fibrillation, postoperative need for a pacemaker, acute kidney injury (AKI) (defined as an increase of [greater than or equal to] 50% in creatinine from preoperative creatinine), surgical site infection, and postoperative stroke.
The baby was diagnosed with life-threatening bacterial poisoning resulting from hypoxemia caused by vasogenic shock, poisoning, and low vascular perfusion that led to bluish limbs due to the lack of adequate oxygen.