Employing vasopressin as an adjunct vasopressor in uncontrolled traumatic hemorrhagic shock

@article{Krismer2004EmployingVA,
  title={Employing vasopressin as an adjunct vasopressor in uncontrolled traumatic hemorrhagic shock},
  author={Dr. A. C. Krismer and Volker Wenzel and Wolfgang G. Voelckel and Petra Innerhofer and Karl Heinz Stadlbauer and Thomas Haas and Matja{\vz} Pavli{\vc} and Harald J Sparr and Karl Heinz Lindner and Arnulf K{\"o}nigsrainer},
  journal={Der Anaesthesist},
  year={2004},
  volume={54},
  pages={220-224}
}
Resuscitation of patients in hemorrhagic shock remains one of the most challenging aspects of trauma care. We showed in experimental studies that vasopressin, but not fluid resuscitation, enabled short-term and long-term survival in a porcine model of uncontrolled hemorrhagic shock after penetrating liver trauma. In this case report, we present two cases with temporarily successful cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) using vasopressin and catecholamines in uncontrolled hemorrhagic shock with… CONTINUE READING