Cardiogenic Shock - Glossary

Dr. Lakshmi Venkataraman
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Lakshmi Venkataraman, MD
Last Updated on Mar 20, 2017
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Glossary

Cyanosis: Blue colored skin caused by too little oxygen in the blood.

Myocardial infarction: The death of an area of heart muscle as a result of being deprived of its blood supply; characterised by severe pain in the chest; commonly called a heart attack.

Congestive heart failure: A condition in which the heart is unable to pump blood at an adequate rate or in adequate volume.

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