Identifying Cardiogenic Shock Early with a Heart Team Approach
Dr. Alexander Truesdell, Interventional Cardiologist at Inova Heart and Vascular Institute discusses his editorial, the War on Shock, published in the Journal of Invasive Cardiology. The editorial compares his experience as a military physician with his experience as a cardiologist treating cardiogenic shock. Watch the video to learn which systems of care Dr. Truesdell suggests physicians apply to shock management in an attempt to improve outcomes.
- Early recognition of shock and early revascularization are two essential elements of successful treatment for shock on the battlefield as well as in conventional care centers.
1. Previously posted editorial
2. Abiomed Cardiogenic Shock Protocol
3. Detroit Cardiogenic Shock Initiative: Initial Results
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