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Cardiac Drugs: Inotropes, Vasopressors, and Vasodilators Part 2

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In this lecture, we review the physiology of cardiac contraction and the cellular mechanisms involved in that process, including adrenergic receptors. Multiple inotropic and vasoactive agents are discussed in detail. Clinical examples are provided at the end of the lecture

In this lecture Dr. Luis A Verduzco will discuss:

1. Definitions of inotrope, vasopressor, vasodilator, and lusitrope. (1:08)

2. Blood pressure physiology. (1:37)

3. Biochemistry of contraction. (3:43)

4. Nitroglycerine. (6:58)

5. Sodium Nitroprusside and inhaled Nitric oxide. (11:09)

6. Methemoglobinemia: signs, symptoms, and treatment. (16:16)

7. Carbon monoxide poisoning. (26:20)

8. Brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) analog. (30:47)

9. Fenoldopam, Hydralazine. Beta-blockers. (32:06)

10. Calcium channel blockers. (34:52)

11. Renin angiotensin system. (35:45)

12. Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors. (37:27)

13. Cyanide toxicity with Sodium nitroprusside. (38:47)

14. Beta-blocker overdose: features and management. (41:55)

15. Questions (43:51)

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  • Luis A Verduzco M.D.

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Luis A Verduzco M.D.

Luis A Verduzco M.D.

Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Dr. Luis Verduzco, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Denver, CO. He is affiliated with Denver Health Medical Center. Luis A. Verduzco M.D., is certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology in anesthesiology and critical care medicine. He completed his undergraduate degree with distinction from Yale University and then went on to medical school at Harvard, having graduated as an Arthur Lehman and LInnane Scholar. Dr. Verduzco received his residency training at Stanford and was elected chief resident during his final year. He stayed at Stanford for critical care fellowship training. He is a former Academy of Achievement Student Delegate and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Training Fellow. Dr. Verduzco has authored multiple book chapters and peer-reviewed manuscripts, with primary authorships in prestigious journals such as Stroke and Blood. He is an avid learner who practices evidence-based medicine and enjoys teaching.

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