Gut Perfusion in Sepsis and Shock

  • J. F. Pálizas


The splanchnic circulation contains about 30% of total blood volume and receives about 30% of the cardiac output. These proportions reveal the great influence the splanchnic vasculature and its regulation have on the systemic vascular behaviour in normal physiological conditions and even more so in states of haemodynamic instability and shock [1].


Active Treatment Group Splanchnic Circulation Gastric Tonometry Mucosal Acidosis Intramucosal Acidosis 
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