cardiogenic shock

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Noun1.cardiogenic shock - shock caused by cardiac arrest
shock - (pathology) bodily collapse or near collapse caused by inadequate oxygen delivery to the cells; characterized by reduced cardiac output and rapid heartbeat and circulatory insufficiency and pallor; "loss of blood is an important cause of shock"
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All patients with, haemodynamic instability or cardiac shock, glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) <30 mL/min per 1.73 m2 or renal dialysis, chronic total occlusion, technical failure, during the index PCI and scheduled for staging were excluded in this study.
The coroner ruled the cause of death was multi-organ failure and cardiac shock caused by pneumonia with renal failure, liver disfunction and beta thalassaemia.
Obviously, our patient suffered an obstructive cardiac shock due to the mass obstruction itself or to massive pulmonic tumour embolization.
After the cardiac shock, which occurred at initial admission, the patient became anuric, his serum creatinine level increased to 500 [micro]mol/L, and he required continuous venovenous hemodiafiltration until 20 days after heart transplantation.