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When do you use dobutamine when treating congestive cardiac failure?

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Dr. Nassir Azimi
22 years experience in Interventional Cardiology
When usual efforts: Fail. Once diuretics and usual efforts fail, then pressure like Dobutamine are used. Typically this is done in ICU or ccu.
Answered on Jun 25, 2014
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