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Gastric infarction associated with septic shock and high-dose vasopressor use.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12973974     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Gastric infarction is rare, owing to the extensive collateral circulation of the stomach. A case of gastric infarction occurring in a patient with septic shock secondary to pneumonia is presented. The aetiology, diagnosis and therapy of gastric infarction are discussed, with consideration of the role of sepsis and vasopressors in pathogenesis and the concept of splanchnic resuscitation in prevention of the condition.
Authors:
M Thomas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anaesthesia and intensive care     Volume:  31     ISSN:  0310-057X     ISO Abbreviation:  Anaesth Intensive Care     Publication Date:  2003 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-09-16     Completed Date:  2003-12-23     Revised Date:  2006-08-28    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0342017     Medline TA:  Anaesth Intensive Care     Country:  Australia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  470-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Intensive Care Unit, St. Vincent's Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Fatal Outcome
Humans
Infarction / diagnosis,  etiology*,  physiopathology
Male
Shock, Septic / complications*
Stomach / blood supply*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Vasoconstrictor Agents / adverse effects*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Vasoconstrictor Agents

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