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**Pump failure
**Pump failure
**Mechanical complications
**Mechanical complications
**Acute MR (papillary muscle rupture)
**Acute [[mitral regurgitation]] (papillary muscle rupture)
**VSD
**[[VSD]]
**Free-wall rupture
**[[cardiac rupture|Free-wall rupture]]
*RV infarction
*RV infarction
*Decreased forward flow
*Decreased forward flow
**[[Sepsis]]
**[[Sepsis]]
**Rate-related
**Rate-related
***Bradycardia
***[[Bradycardia]]
***Tachycardia
***[[Tachycardia]]
**[[Myocarditis]]
**[[Myocarditis]]
**[[Myocardial contusion]]
**[[Myocardial contusion]]
**Cardiomyopathy
**[[Cardiomyopathy]]
*Mechanical obstruction to forward flow
*Mechanical obstruction to forward flow
**[[Aortic stenosis]]
**[[Aortic stenosis]]
**[[HOCM]]
**[[HOCM]]
**[[Mitral stenosis]]
**[[Mitral stenosis]]
**Pericardial  
**[[pericardial effusion|Pericardial]]
*LV regurgitation
*LV regurgitation
**Chordal rupture
**Chordal rupture
**Aortic insufficiency
**[[Aortic Insufficiency]]
*Toxic/metabolic
**Severe [[acidosis]], severe hypoxemia


==Clinical Features==
==Clinical Features==
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*Assess for [[valvular disease]] ([[mitral regurgitation]], critical [[aortic stenosis]], or [[aortic regurgitation]])
*Assess for [[valvular disease]] ([[mitral regurgitation]], critical [[aortic stenosis]], or [[aortic regurgitation]])
*Assess for end-organ hypoperfusion
*Assess for end-organ hypoperfusion
**cool/mottled extremities, weak pulses, [[AMS]], decreased UOP
**cool/mottled extremities, weak pulses, [[altered mental status]], decreased UOP
*Assess for [[pulsus paradoxus]] ([[cardiac tamponade]])
*Assess for [[pulsus paradoxus]] ([[cardiac tamponade]])


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{{Shock DDX}}
{{Shock DDX}}


==Diagnosis==
==Evaluation==
===Workup===
===Workup===
*Labs
*Labs
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**Lactate
**Lactate
**CBC
**CBC
***WBC elevated with a left shift
**Chem
**Chem
**LFTs
***elevated due to liver hypoperfusion
**[[ABG]]
***[[anion gap acidosis]]
**[[BNP]]
**[[BNP]]
*[[ECG]]
*[[ECG]]
*CXR
*[[CXR]]
*TTE
*[[Echocardiography|TTE]]


{{BNP value}}
{{BNP value}}
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===General===
===General===
''Aim for MAP >65''
''Aim for MAP >65''
#Consider etiologies (see above) and treat specific one, if present
*Consider etiologies (see above) and treat specific one, if present
#Consider small fluid challenge (250-500cc normal saline IV) or fluid removal, depending on estimation of patient's point on Starling curve
*Consider small fluid challenge (250-500cc normal saline IV) or fluid removal, depending on estimation of patient's point on Starling curve
#Increase inotropy  
*Increase inotropy  
#*[[Dobutamine]] +/- [[levophed]] OR [[dopamine]]
**[[Dobutamine]] +/- [[norepinephrine]] '''OR''' [[dopamine]]
#**[[Dobutamine]] may initially drop pressures, so may need to use second agent to maintain BP
***[[Dobutamine]] may initially drop pressures, so may need to use second agent to maintain BP
#**Consider [[milrinone]] or [[beta-blocker toxicity|beta-blocker reversal]] if patient is on a [[beta-blocker]]
**Consider [[milrinone]] or [[beta-blocker toxicity|beta-blocker reversal]] if patient is on a [[beta-blocker]]
#*Consider calcium chloride 1 g if hypocalcemic or normocalcemic through good PIV or central line<ref>Weingart S. Podcast 10 – Cardiogenic Shock. Sep 2009. http://emcrit.org/podcasts/cardiogenic-shock/.</ref>
**Consider [[calcium chloride]] 1 g if hypocalcemic or normocalcemic through good PIV or central line
#Consider [[transfusion]] if Hb < 10 (be aware of added fluid)
*Consider [[transfusion]] if hemoglobin < 10 (be aware of added fluid)
#Consider [[intubation]]
*Consider [[intubation]]
#*Decreases O2 demand BUT may worsen preload
**Decreases O2 demand BUT may worsen preload


===Specific Situations===
===Specific Situations===
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*[[Shock]]
*[[Shock]]
*[[Ultrasound in Shock and Hypotension]]
*[[Ultrasound in Shock and Hypotension]]
==External Links==
*[http://emcrit.org/podcasts/cardiogenic-shock/ EMCrit Podcast – Cardiogenic Shock]
*[http://www.emdocs.net/diagnosing-cardiogenic-shock-in-the-ed/ emDocs - Diagnosing Cardiogenic Shock in the ED]


==Video==
==Video==

Latest revision as of 12:03, 8 September 2021

Background

  • Leading cause of death in patients with ACS who reach the hospital alive

Etiologies

Clinical Features

Physical Exam

Differential Diagnosis

Shock

Evaluation

Workup

Brain natriuretic peptide (BNP)[1]

  • Measurement
    • <100 pg/mL: Negative for acute CHF (Sn 90%, NPV 89%)
    • 100-500 pg/mL: Indeterminate (Consider differential diagnosis and pre-test probability)
    • >500 pg/mL: Positive for acute CHF (Sp 87%, PPV 90%)
    • Combination of BNP with clinician judgment 94% sensitive 70% specific (compared to 49% sn and 96% spec clinical judgement alone) [2]

NT-proBNP[3][4][5]

  • <300 pg/mL → CHF unlikely
  • CHF likely in:
    • >450 pg/mL in age < 50 years old
    • >900 pg/mL in 50-75 years old
    • >1800 pg/mL in > 75 years old

Management

General

Aim for MAP >65

  • Consider etiologies (see above) and treat specific one, if present
  • Consider small fluid challenge (250-500cc normal saline IV) or fluid removal, depending on estimation of patient's point on Starling curve
  • Increase inotropy
  • Consider transfusion if hemoglobin < 10 (be aware of added fluid)
  • Consider intubation
    • Decreases O2 demand BUT may worsen preload

Specific Situations

Mitral Regurgitation

Increase forward flow

ACS

Aortic stenosis

Decrease afterload (with extreme caution in very small, carefully-titrated doses)

Toxins

Vasopressors

Pressor Initial Dose Max Dose Cardiac Effect BP Effect Arrhythmias Special Notes
Dobutamine 3-5 mcg/kg/min 5-15 mcg/kg/min (as high as 200) [6] Strong ß1 agonist +inotrope +chronotrope, Weak ß2 agonist +weak vasodilatation ) alpha effect minimal HR variable effects Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; refs with no name must have content. Also Increase SA and AV node fx indicated in decompensated systolic HF, Debut Research 1979[7] Isoproterenol has most Β2 vasodilatory and Β1 HR effects
Dopamine 2 mcg/kg/min 20-50 mcg/kg/min β1 and NorEpi release α effects if > 20mcg/kg/min Arrhythmogenic from β1 effects More adverse events when used in shock compared to Norepi[8]
Epinepherine 0.1-1 mcg/kg/min + inotropy, + chronotropy
Norepinephrine 0.2 mcg/kg/min 0.2-1.3 mcg/kg/min (5mcg/kg/min) [9] mild β1 direct effect β1 and strong α1,2 effects Less arrhythmias than Dopamine[8] First line for sepsis. Increases MAP with vasoconstriction, increases coronary perfusion pressure, little β2 effects.
Milrinone 50 mcg/kg x 10 min 0.375-75 mcg/kg/min Direct influx of Ca2+ channels Smooth muscle vasodilator PDE Inhibitor which increases Ca2+ uptake by sarcolemma. No venodilatory activity
Phenylephrine 100-180 mcg/min then 40-60 mcg/min 0.4-9 mcg/kg/min Alpha agonist Long half life
Vasopressin Fixed Dose 0.01 to 0.04 U/min unknown increases via ADH peptide should not be titrated due to ischemic effects
Methylene blue[10] IV bolus 2 mg/kg over 15 min 1-2 mg/kg/hour Possible increased inotropy, cardiac use of ATP Inhibits NO mediated peripheral vasodilation Don't use in G6PD deficiency, ARDS, pulmonary hypertension
Medication IV Dose (mcg/kg/min) Concentration
Norepinephrine (Levophed) 0.1-2 mcg/kg/min 8mg in 500mL D5W
Dopamine 2-20 mcg/kg/min 400mg in 250 D5W
Dobutamine 2-20 mcg/kg/min 250mg in 250 mg D5W
Epinephrine 0.1-1 mcg/kg/min 1mg in 250 D5W

Disposition

  • Admission, frequently to intensive or higher-level of care

See Also

External Links

Video

References

  1. Maisel AS, Krishnaswamy P, Nowak RM, et al. Rapid measurement of B-type natriuretic peptide in the emergency diagnosis of heart failure. N Engl J Med. 2002;347(3):161-167. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa020233.
  2. McCullough et al. B-Type natriuretic peptide and clinical judgment in emergency diagnosis of heart failure: analysis from breathing not properly (BNP) multinational study. Circulation. 2002:DOI: 10.1161/01.CIR.0000025242.79963.4
  3. Januzzi JL, van Kimmenade R, Lainchbury J, et al. NT-proBNP testing for diagnosis and short-term prognosis in acute destabilized heart failure: an international pooled analysis of 1256 patients: the International Collaborative of NT-proBNP Study. Eur Heart J. 2006 Feb. 27(3):330-7.
  4. Kragelund C, Gronning B, Kober L, Hildebrandt P, Steffensen R. N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide and long-term mortality in stable coronary heart disease. N Engl J Med. 2005 Feb 17. 352(7):666-75.
  5. Moe GW, Howlett J, Januzzi JL, Zowall H,. N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide testing improves the management of patients with suspected acute heart failure: primary results of the Canadian prospective randomized multicenter IMPROVE-CHF study. Circulation. 2007 Jun 19. 115(24):3103-10.
  6. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8449087
  7. Edmund H. Sonnenblick, M.D., William H. Frishman, M.D., and Thierry H. LeJemtel, M.D. Dobutamine: A New Synthetic Cardioactive Sympathetic Amine
  8. 8.0 8.1 De Backer Daniel et al. Comparison of Dopamine and Norepinephrine in the Treatment of Shock. NEJM 363(9). 779-789
  9. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15542956
  10. Pasin L et al. Methylene blue as a vasopressor: a meta-analysis of randomised trials. Crit Care Resusc. 2013 Mar;15(1):42-8.