Down but not out: myocardial depression in sepsis.
Crit Care. 2012 Jun 27;16(3):132
Authors: McLean AS
ABSTRACT: Myocardial depression in septic patients is well recognized yet still poorly understood. The prognostic significance in terms of overall mortality when it is identified, remains in dispute. Parameters of left ventricular function measured by tissue Doppler imaging may assist in resolving whether dysfunction identified early in the course of sepsis is a good prognostic sign.
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