cardiogenic shock

  1. Pathology. a type of shock caused by decreased cardiac output despite adequate blood volume, owing to a disease of the heart itself, as myocardial infarction, or any other factor that interferes with the filling or emptying of the heart.: Compare anaphylactic shock, hypovolemic shock.

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