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Vasoplegic Shock - STS 8 in 8 Series

Subhasis Chatterjee, MD and Joseph Rabin, MD

Baylor College of Medicine and University of Maryland Medical Center

Vasoplegic shock after cardiopulmonary bypass is characterized by refractory hypotension and high cardiac output with systemic vasodilatation. It also is associated with increased mortality. In this video, the latest strategies to prevent, mitigate, and treat this common problem are discussed.

The STS 8 in 8 Series offers quick access to important topics in cardiothoracic surgery. Each informative video is narrated by an expert in the field and covers one topic using eight slides in 8 minutes.

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