What are possible complications of sepsis/septic shock other than ARDS and AKI?

Updated: Oct 07, 2020
  • Author: Andre Kalil, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Michael R Pinsky, MD, CM, Dr(HC), FCCP, FAPS, MCCM  more...
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Other complications include the following:

  • DIC (also occurring in 40% of patients with septic shock)

  • Chronic renal dysfunction

  • Myocardial ischemia and dysfunction

  • Liver failure

  • Other complications related to prolonged hypotension and organ dysfunction


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