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Anaesthetic Management of Surgical Revascularization in a Patient with Cardiogenic Shock and Multiorgan Dysfunction following Acute Myocardial Infarction

Author(s): Jyotirmoy Das | Narender Kumar | Naresh Kumar Aggarwal

Journal: Indian Anaesthetists' Forum
ISSN 0973-0311

Volume: 10;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 1234;
Date: 2009;
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Keywords: Cardiogenic shock | percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) | coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) | early revascularization

Cardiogenic shock continues to be the leading cause of death in patients of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) despite improvement in coronary care. Conventional medical therapy is associated with an 80-90% mortality rate. The presence of multi organ failure makes the prognosis worse
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