car·​dio·​gen·​ic | \ ˌkär-dē-ō-ˈje-nik How to pronounce cardiogenic (audio) \

Definition of cardiogenic

: originating in the heart : caused by a cardiac condition cardiogenic shock

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Recent Examples on the Web Those can progress to heart dysfunction, including cardiogenic shock, in which the heart cannot squeeze enough to pump blood sufficiently. New York Times, 16 Feb. 2021 Porter was going into cardiogenic shock -- a serious condition that occurs when the heart fails to pump enough blood and oxygen to the brain, kidneys and other vital organs. John Benson, cleveland, 25 Nov. 2020 Vallabhajosyula and colleagues looked at 90,648 patients ranging in age from 18 to 55 who were admitted for cardiogenic shock between 2007 and 2012. Lauren Mascarenhas And Andrea Diaz, CNN, 29 Sep. 2020 What has increased, Compton said, is the number of patients who are in the later stages of cardiogenic shock and heart attacks in the last month. Anchorage Daily News, 17 May 2020 In 2016, led by Dr. O’Neill, the cardiologists joined forces for an initiative to lower the death rate from cardiogenic shock, a potentially fatal side effect of massive heart attacks. Kristen Jordan Shamus, Detroit Free Press, 27 Mar. 2020 About 10% of heart attack patients have cardiogenic shock, said the leader of that research team, Dr. Sanket Dhruva, an assistant clinical professor of cardiology at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. Dennis Thompson,, 28 Nov. 2019 About 31% of cardiogenic shock patients treated with the device had major bleeding, compared with 16% for patients treated with the balloon, Dhruva's team found. Dennis Thompson,, 28 Nov. 2019 One team focused on angioplasty patients who were suffering from cardiogenic shock, a condition in which the heart suddenly can't pump enough blood to meet the body's needs. Dennis Thompson,, 28 Nov. 2019

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circa 1923, in the meaning defined above

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“Cardiogenic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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Medical Definition of cardiogenic

: originating in the heart or caused by a cardiac condition cardiogenic pulmonary edema


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