Cardiogenic Shock


Etiology

Acute or Severe Pulmonary Hypertension (see Pulmonary Hypertension, [[Pulmonary Hypertension]])

Arrhythmia/Conduction Disturbance

Cardiomyopathy (see Congestive Heart Failure, [[Congestive Heart Failure]])

Increased Afterload

Increased Intrathoracic Pressure (with Impaired Right-Sided Venous Return)

Intracardiac Shunt (see Intracardiac and Extracardiac Shunt, [[Intracardiac and Extracardiac Shunt]])

Valvular Disease/Mechanical Disturbance


Diagnosis


Clinical


Treatment

Inotropes

Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP)

PRBC Transfusion


References