- Meeting abstract
Multi-organ-failure (MOF) with and without sepsis: differences in incidence and pattern of detected arrhythmias
Critical Care volume 1, Article number: P030 (1997)
Background and objectives
Aim of the present study was to prospectively examine if there is a difference in spectrum of arrhythmias occurring in patients with Elebute and Stoner score (≥ 12, group 1) - quantified sepsis in relation to MOF patients without sepsis (group 2). Group 3: ICU patients without severe MOF and without sepsis.
24 h Holter-monitoring, APACHE-II and sepsis-scoring; plasma levels of cytokines.
In our pilot study, no significant higher incidence of ventricular arrhythmias has been seen in MOF patients with and without sepsis.
About this article
Cite this article
Prondzinsky, R., Stache, N., Witthaut, R. et al. Multi-organ-failure (MOF) with and without sepsis: differences in incidence and pattern of detected arrhythmias. Crit Care 1 (Suppl 1), P030 (1997). https://doi.org/10.1186/cc36
- Public Health
- Pilot Study
- Plasma Level
- Emergency Medicine
- Ventricular Arrhythmia