Dr Antoine Herpain – Peer-to-peer review: Levosimendan hemodynamic effects: Still unique in its kind?

Dr Herpain discusses the concerns surrounding inotropin use but demonstrates supporting data for the use of levosimendan due to its different pharmacokinetic properties whereby morbidity and mortality are actually reduced, and a marked improvement on glomerular filtration is seen. This footage includes a succinct summary of the benefits of levosimendan and also a Q&A section on levosimendan use in the ICU, cardiac surgery and acute cardiac care.

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