Methylene blue is associated with poor outcomes in vasoplegic shock.

@article{Weiner2013MethyleneBI,
  title={Methylene blue is associated with poor outcomes in vasoplegic shock.},
  author={Menachem M. Weiner and Hung-mo Lin and Dennis Danforth and Srikar Rao and Leila Hosseinian and G. W. Fischer},
  journal={Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia},
  year={2013},
  volume={27 6},
  pages={1233-8}
}
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to investigate whether patients who received methylene blue as treatment for vasoplegia during cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass had decreased morbidity and mortality. DESIGN Retrospective analysis. SETTING Single tertiary care university hospital. PARTICIPANTS Adult patients who suffered from vasoplegia and underwent all types of cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass at this institution between 2007 and 2008. INTERVENTIONS With… CONTINUE READING