ICU Protocols pp 159-163 | Cite as

Cardiogenic Shock

  • Ashit V. Hegde
  • Khusrav Bajan


The management of acute coronary syndrome and its complications has increasingly been protocolized. Timely implementation of these protocols especially in patients with shock is the essence as “time is muscle.” Cardiogenic shock carries a high 30-day mortality within the range of 30–40%.


Acute Myocardial Infarction Cardiogenic Shock Left Ventricular Assist Device Myocardial Stunning Pericardial Tamponade 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Critical CareP.D. Hinduja National Hospital & Medical Research CentreMumbaiIndia
  2. 2.Emergency DepartmentP.D. Hinduja Hospital and Medical Research CentreMumbaiIndia

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