Milrinone or Dobutamine for Cardiogenic Shock?

September 27, 2021 00:25:40
Milrinone or Dobutamine for Cardiogenic Shock?
Critical Care Perspectives in Emergency Medicine
Milrinone or Dobutamine for Cardiogenic Shock?
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Show Notes

Hemodynamic management of patients with cardiogenic shock centers on vasopressors, inotropes, and mechanical circulatory devices.  With respect to inotropic medications, there is little data to guide optimal management and selection of agents.  In this podcast we discuss the results of a recent trial that compared milrinone with dobutamine for patients with cardiogenic shock.  Which agent was the winner?

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