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Table 2 Preexisting cardiopulmonary complications of 40 patients

From: Reliability of central venous pressure to assess left ventricular preload for fluid resuscitation in patients with septic shock

Preexisting disease of 40 patients Number of patients
Heart disease 13 (33%)a
 Ischemic heart disease 6
 Chronic heart failure 3
 Aortic stenosis 3
 Atrial fibrillation 3
 Mitral regurgitation 2
 Pulmonary hypertension 2
 Dilated cardiomyopathy 1
 Sick sinus syndrome 1
 Tricuspid regurgitation 1
Respiratory disease 5 (12.5%)
 Bronchial asthma 2
 Pulmonary aspergillosis 1
 Bronchiectasis 1
 Pneumoconiosis 1
  1. aSix patients had two or three concomitant cardiac conditions.