cardiac shock


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car·di·o·gen·ic shock

shock resulting from decline in cardiac output secondary to serious heart disease, usually myocardial infarction.
Synonym(s): cardiac shock

cardiac shock

(1) Cardiogenic shock, see there.
(2) Obstructive shock, see there.
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Rarely, LM had severe complications such as cardiac sudden death and mortal cardiac shock.
Our study found that elevated FPG level in nondiabetic group was a strong and independent predictor of increased risk of mortality and cardiac shock in patients with AMI, and elevated APG level was closely associated with higher mortality rate and plasma creatinine level.
Clinically, all 37 patients presented with heart failure, and eight patients were in cardiac shock with severe metabolic acidosis that required intubation prior to performing the procedure.
An alarming number of Filipinos are now more prone to risks of cardiac shocks: 75% of hypertensive patients adhere to strict regimen and dieting, while the other 25% hypertensive patients don't bother at all, even if they are very much aware that these indications can lead to more serious cases such as stroke, heart attack or heart failure, blindness, and amputation.
The chain-smoker suffers from abnormally high heart rates and recently endured 25 'cardiac shocks' before being admitted to the emergency ward of the Sharjah hospital.