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Table 2 Endothelial shear stress therapy versus conventional in cardiogenic shock models

From: Endothelial shear stress enhancements: a potential solution for critically ill Covid-19 patients

Model Surgical procedure Pulsatile CAD Control
Acute MI Permanent LAD ligation Intrapulmonary catheter Nitrates
Acute PAH Ao-pulm shunt Intrapulmonary catheter Tadalafil
Acute RVF Pulm valve avulsion Pulsatile trousers Adrenaline, IV fluid, Tadalafil
  1. MI myocardial ischemia, PAH pulmonary arterial hypertension, RVF right ventricular failure, Ao-pulm aortico-pulmonary artery shunt, LAD left anterior descending coronary artery, Pulm pulmonary (Refs. [46,47,48])