Tag Septic cardiomyopathy
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Septic cardiomyopathy

Reviewed and revised 11 November 2016 OVERVIEW Septic cardiomyopathy is a common feature of severe sepsis syndromes and results in impaired intrinsic cardiac contractility First described by Parker et al in 1984 Incidence varies in studies, most report 20-60% incidence…