Diastolic dysfunction and mortality in septic patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Abstract

Myocardial dysfunction may contribute to the haemodynamic instability which accompanies sepsis, and may result in circulatory failure. There is no association between systolic dysfunction (SD) and mortality in septic patients and there is conflicting evidence regarding the effects of diastolic dysfunction (DD) on mortality in septic patients. We conducted a… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00134-015-3748-7

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