Article Abstract

Vasopressor hormones in shock—noradrenaline, vasopressin or angiotensin II: which one will make the race?

Authors: Martin W. Dünser, Jens Meier

Abstract

Currently, adrenergic substances—catecholamines—are the vasoconstrictor agents most frequently used in critically ill patients suffering from vasodilatory hypotension and tissue hypoperfusion (1).