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Cardiovascular Intensive Care

Edited by Shunji Kasaoka

This thematic series was published in Journal of Intensive Care

Cardiovascular disease (CVD), which consists of heart disease and vascular disease, is a major cause of death in the world. Furthermore, CVD is also important as a cause of sudden death. Therefore, cardiovascular intensive care is required for patients with severe CVD. Cardiovascular intensive care unit (CICU) is a hospital ward that specializes in the care of patients with severe CVD such as acute coronary syndrome, acute heart failure, and fatal arrhythmia. Recently, medical staff working at CICU is required to have special knowledge and skills to conduct intensive care management of patients with severe CVD.

  1. Content type: Review

    In the clinical practice of cardiovascular critical care, we often observe a variety of arrhythmias in the patients either with (secondary) or without (idiopathic) underlying heart diseases. In this manuscript...

    Authors: Yoshinori Kobayashi

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2018 6:23

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Intensive Care 2018 6:31