A 31-year-old member asked:
When do you use dobutamine when treating congestive cardiac failure?
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Interventional Cardiology 23 years experience
When usual efforts: Fail. Once diuretics and usual efforts fail, then pressure like Dobutamine are used. Typically this is done in ICU or ccu.
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Cardiology 19 years experience
Decompensated CHF: Typically when patients are decompensated, such that the physicians cannot remove the fluid without an added squeeze from the heart. It can also be used in cardiogenic shock.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
When should we choose dopamine over dobutamine in treating congestive cardiac failure?
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Cardiology 46 years experience
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