TITLE

Sepsis and Myocardial Depression in a Young Woman

AUTHOR(S)
Subla, Mir Rauf; Khan, S. Anjum; Behl, Deepti; Peters, Steve G.
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Jun2005, Vol. 80 Issue 6, p810
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Severe sepsis may be associated with depression of myocardial function, attributed to various inflammatory mediators. Myocardial dysfunction in sepsis is characterized by biventricular failure and complicates usual therapy with high-volume fluid resuscitation and vasopressors. However, in patients who survive septic shock, myocardial dysfunction can improve rapidly. We describe a young woman with septic shock due to Streptococcus pneumoniae, complicated by severe but reversible biventricular dysfunction.
ACCESSION #
17341382

 

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