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When do you use dobutamine when treating congestive cardiac failure?

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Dr. Joshua Buckler
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Joshua Buckler
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Dr. Nassir Azimi
Clinical Lipidology

In brief: When usual efforts

Fail. Once diuretics and usual efforts fail, then pressure like Dobutamine are used.
Typically this is done in ICU or ccu.

In brief: When usual efforts

Fail. Once diuretics and usual efforts fail, then pressure like Dobutamine are used.
Typically this is done in ICU or ccu.
Dr. Nassir Azimi
Dr. Nassir Azimi
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