Is serum hyperosmolality related with myocardial dysfunction in septic shock patients?

Published:October 04, 2021DOI:


      • Septic shock patients were hyperosmotic already from the ICU admission (0h).
      • During the first 72h, hyperosmotic curve did not differ between septic patients.
      • Hyperosomolality increased significantly in the first 24h after ICU admission.
      • Septic shock patients suffer from hyperglycaemia and abnormally high urea levels.
      • In septic shock, hyperosmotic levels could be related with myocardial dysfunction.


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