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ICU Management

Despite ECMO use, mortality remains high in patients with cardiogenic shock

2018 11 Jul

An analysis of ECMO – extracorporeal membrane oxygenation – use in patients with cardiogenic shock finds that mortality remains high despite increasing utilisation of the resource-intensive intervention in this population. Season of admission (other than Fall) and presence of specific comorbidities (respiratory and genitourinary diseases) are associated... Read more

Cardiology Management

Novel therapy for treating cardiogenic shock

2017 01 Nov

A new study aims to assess the effectiveness of a novel therapy for treating cardiogenic shock and patients undergoing high-risk percutaneous intervention procedures. The Synchritude Registry is a prospective, nonrandomised, multicentre, open-label registry of the performance of the i-cor Synchronised Cardiac Assist device to be conducted at 30 centres... Read more

Cardiology Management

Patients with Cardiogenic Shock Fare Well Post-Discharge

2016 16 Feb

A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology shows that heart attack patients who experience cardiogenic shock have a higher risk of death or rehospitalisation than non-shock patients in the first 60 days post-discharge, but the gap between the two groups narrows by the end of the first year. For the purpose of the... Read more