Example sentences for: inotropic

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  • Indeed, dopamine's multiple effects (even at low doses) make it the perfect pressor/inotropic agent when such a combination is warranted.

  • Fluid restriction in patients with septic shock may exacerbate haemodynamic instability, increase inotropic requirement and lead to vital organ hypoperfusion.

  • Prior studies have shown variability in the use of therapeutic modalities (including PACs, ventilator, and intravenous vasoactive and inotropic agents) among ICU patients [ 21 27 ] and different impacts on outcomes and use of hospital resources associated with these treatments [ 16 17 18 28 29 ] . In general, with the exception of the recent trial demonstrating benefit of early goal-directed treatment involving oxygenation (including ventilatory support if necessary) and blood pressure (including intravenous pressors if necessary) [ 30 ] , few data are available that demonstrate that these modalities improve outcomes.

  • The regulation of lumenal diameter in large arteries is accomplished through the maintenance of shear stress along the arterial wall [ 38 50 51 52 53 54 ] . As blood flow through an artery increases, shear is also increased, and the endothelium releases nitric oxide for vasodilation [ 55 ] . Chronically, the arterial wall will remodel to a larger diameter to accommodate the increased flow [ 38 ] . While we did not measure arterial flow through these iron deficient arteries, the enhanced inotropic compensation to iron deficiency, combined with the enlarged aortic diameter, leads us to suspect a flow dependent mechanism for remodeling.

  • Such a patient may well benefit from the combined inotropic, vasopressor, renal vasodilator and diuretic effects of this drug.

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