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Cardiogenic Shock

Guest Editor:
Alexandre Mebazaa, MD, PhD, Université Paris Cité, France

This Collection is no longer open for submissions.

Critical Care is calling for submissions to our Collection on Cardiogenic Shock.

About the collection

Despite the improvement in the management of coronary artery disease, cardiogenic shock remains a frequent condition. The number of patients with cardiogenic shock increases following cardio-pulmonary resuscitation and acute coronary syndrome, as well as in patients with decompensated heart failure.

In this series from Critical Care, we compiled articles that describe novelties in classifying cardiogenic shock patients insisting in early detection of high risk patients, and novelties in cardiovascular support including different forms of mechanical circulatory support. 

We hope you will enjoy reading these articles that will provide a practical guide to optimally manage patients with cardiogenic shock.

  1. Recent clinical and research efforts in cardiogenic shock (CS) have largely focussed on the restoration of the low cardiac output state that is the conditio sine qua non of the clinical syndrome. This approach ha...

    Authors: Marie Buckel, Patrick Maclean, Julian C. Knight, Patrick R. Lawler and Alastair G. Proudfoot
    Citation: Critical Care 2023 27:460

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Before submitting your manuscript, please ensure you have read our submission guidelines. Articles for this Collection should be submitted via our submission system, Snapp. During the submission process you will be asked whether you are submitting to a Collection, please select Cardiogenic Shock from the dropdown menu.

Articles will undergo the journal’s standard peer-review process and are subject to all of the journal’s standard policies. Articles will be added to the Collection as they are published.

The Guest Editors have no competing interests with the submissions which they handle through the peer review process. The peer review of any submissions for which the Guest Editors have competing interests is handled by another Editorial Board Member who has no competing interests.