Intensive Care Medicine

, Volume 22, Supplement 1, pp S90–S90 | Cite as

Cardiovascular function after cardiopulmonary resuscitation with epinephrine and vasopressin in pigs

  • Andreas W. Prengel
  • Karl H. Lindner
  • Andreas Keller
  • Keith G. Kurie
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Conclusions

In the early post-resuscitation phase, vasopressin provided higher systemic blood pressures and there was a reversible depressant effect on myocardial function as compared to epinephrine. Overall cardiovascular function was not irreversibly impaired after vasopressin administration in this cardiac arrest model.

Keywords

Public Health Blood Pressure Epinephrine Emergency Medicine Cardiac Arrest 

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Andreas W. Prengel
    • 1
  • Karl H. Lindner
    • 1
  • Andreas Keller
    • 1
  • Keith G. Kurie
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care MedicineUlm UniversityUlmGermany
  2. 2.Cardiovascular Division, Department of MedicineUniversity of MinnesotaMinneapolis

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