Effect of vasopressin on sublingual microcirculation in a patient with distributive shock

@article{Dubois2003EffectOV,
  title={Effect of vasopressin on sublingual microcirculation in a patient with distributive shock},
  author={Marc Jacques Dubois and Daniel P. De Backer and Jacques Cr{\'e}teur and Sami Anane and J K Vincent},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={29},
  pages={1020-1023}
}
Objective. To assess the sublingual microcirculation in a patient during vasopressin administration for a distributive shock after cardiopulmonary bypass. Design and setting. Case-report in the Department of Intensive Care of a university hospital. Patient. A 53 year-old man developed severe distributive shock after cardiac transplant, requiring massive doses of vasopressor agents. Methods. Vasopressin administered twice at a dose of 0.02 U/min increased mean blood pressure and allowed partial… CONTINUE READING