Dec 1, 1975

The use of dopamine during postoperative cardiogenic shock in children. Preliminary results

Annales de l'anesthésiologie française
J A Lejeune


Dopamine was used in a dose of 5 mug/kg/min in ten infants with congenital cardiopathy and presenting in the immediate postoperative period a syndrome of low cardiac output. The output was not measured but, based on the evolution of the clinical signs, six favourable results, with correction of the syndrome, can be reported.

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Congenital Heart Defects
Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries
Ectrodactyly Cardiopathy Dysmorphism
Postoperative Complications
Shock, Cardiogenic

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