Left ventricular dysfunction in complicated CABG

  • R. Sallusti
  • J. O. C. AulerJr.
  • L. M. Sa Malbouisson
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Left ventricular dysfunction (LVD) is a clinical syndrome that occurs when the left ventricle is unable to pump sufficient blood to meet the metabolic needs of the body tissues, or when it can do so only with an elevated filling pressure. Myocardial failure may lead to abnormal contraction (systolic dysfunction) and/or abnormal relaxation (diastolic dysfunction).


Mitral Valve Mean Arterial Pressure Cardiogenic Shock Coronary Perfusion Pressure Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation 
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  • L. M. Sa Malbouisson

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