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Table 2 Incidence of LV systolic dysfunction in septic shock according to the time of evaluation

From: Septic cardiomyopathy

  Time of study/admission Incidence of LV systolic dysfunction
Parker et al. [1]
PAC + radionuclide cineangiography
Day 1 65%
Jardin et al. [2]
TTE
0-6 hours 29%
Vieillard-Baron et al. [20]
TEE
0-6 hours 18%
Vieillard-Baron et al. [25]
TEE
Day 1, 2, 3 60%
Bouhemad et al. [16]
TEE
? 20%
Etchecopar-Chevreuil et al. [22]
TEE
12 hours 46%
  1. PAC, pulmonary artery catheter; TTE, transthoracic echocardiography; TEE, transesophageal echocardiography.