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Table 2 Cardiac abnormalities in severe sepsis

From: Echocardiography in shock management

Left ventricular dilatation
Left ventricular contraction impairment
 Global
 Segmental
Left ventricular diastolic dysfunction
Right ventricle systolic/diastolic dysfunction
Ventricular outflow obstruction
Valvular lesions
 Functional
 Endocarditis