THE HEART OF THE MATTER – MCS IN CS

Author Interviews-Cardiogenic Shock Best Practices

From Patient Selection to Escalation Strategies

 

ICU Monitoring Essentials for Cardiogenic Shock

Professor Christophe Vandenbriele, MD, discusses the essential elements of ICU monitoring for patients with cardiogenic shock.

 

Escalation and De-escalation Strategies

Alexander Bernhardt, MD, discusses implantation, escalation, de-escalation, and weaning of MCS devices in patients with cardiogenic shock.

 

Timing and Treatment Strategies for Cardiogenic Shock

Professor Giuseppe Tarantini, MD, discusses timing and treatment strategies for cardiogenic shock.

Mechanical Circulatory Support in Cardiogenic Shock

 

Algorithm for MCS Selection in Cardiogenic Shock

Letizia Bertoldi, MD, discusses practical management of inotropes in cardiogenic shock as well as an algorithm for mechanical circulatory support selection.

 

ECMELLA in Cardiogenic Shock

Benedikt Schrage, MD, discusses the rationale and indications for ECMELLA (VA ECMO + Impella®) in patients with cardiogenic shock.

 

MCS and the Spectrum of Cardiogenic Shock

Andrea Montisci, MD, discusses criteria for planning the appropriate therapeutic approach and predicting outcomes in patients with cardiogenic shock.

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Mechanical Circulatory Support (MCS) in Cardiogenic Shock Mechanical Circulatory Support (MCS) in Cardiogenic Shock

European Best Practices for successfully managing mechanical circulatory support (MCS) in patients with cardiogenic shock

This article examines current evidence for the use of mechanical circulatory support (MCS) in cardiogenic shock and discusses how the scientific community can advance research in this area

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