Myocardial cell injury in septic shock.

  title={Myocardial cell injury in septic shock.},
  author={A Turner and M Tsamitros and Renaldo Bellomo},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  volume={27 9},
OBJECTIVE To determine the presence of otherwise undetected myocardial cell injury in patients with septic shock using daily measurements of cardiac troponin I (cTN I). DESIGN Prospective observational study. SETTING Intensive care unit of a tertiary institution. PATIENTS Fifteen consecutive patients with septic shock and six mechanically ventilated patients without septic shock. INTERVENTIONS Daily collection of blood for the measurement of cTN I serum levels. Regular biochemical and… CONTINUE READING


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