Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having origin in the heart.
  • adj. Resulting from a disease or disorder of the heart.

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  • adj. Originating in the heart
  • adj. Resulting from a disorder of the heart

Etymologies

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cardio- + -genic

Examples

  • With dehydration, you get what's called cardiogenic (ph) shock, or shock and immediate heart failure.

    CNN Transcript Jan 4, 2005

  • With dehydration you get what's called cardiogenic shock or shock and immediate heart failure.

    CNN Transcript Jan 4, 2005

  • According to information we found on th, Phil suffers from a rare condition called cardiogenic syncope (which means that the heart sometimes fails to pump enough blood to the brain, resulting in the sufferer blacking out).

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  • UNIDENTIFIED MALE: If I were to write a death certificate, I would say the cause of death was due to shock, which causes cardiogenic shock, or the failure of the heart as a pump.

    CNN Transcript Dec 25, 2009

  • Of the 108 patients who died, the proportion with "cardiogenic shock, right ventricular failure, congestive heart failure, or myocardial infarction was higher in the aprotinin group than in the other two groups," the study said.

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  • UNIDENTIFIED MALE: If I were to write a death certificate, I would say the cause of death was due to shock, which causes cardiogenic (ph) shock, or the failure of the heart as a pump.

    CNN Transcript Mar 22, 2008

  • Impella can also aid in the treatment of cardiogenic shock, an extremely dangerous condition whereby the heart is suddenly deprived of enough oxygen to function properly.

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  • The CRISP AMI trial determined that routine intra-aortic balloon pump IABP placement prior to reperfusion in patients with STEMI without cardiogenic shock, did not reduce myocardial infarct size.

  • Shock, or dangerously low blood pressure, can occur as a result of sepsis (severe inflammation resulting from bacterial infection), heart failure (cardiogenic), hemorrhage (severe blood loss) or anaphylaxis.

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  • "The data challenge consensus guidelines that recommend dopamine as the initial vasopressor for increasing arterial pressure in the case of septic shock or cardiogenic shock," Levy writes in the editorial.

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