Hydrocortisone therapy in a cat with vasopressor-refractory septic shock and suspected critical illness-related corticosteroid insufficiency.

Pisano, Simone; Howard, Judith; Posthaus, Horst; Kovacevic, Alan; Yozova, Ivayla (2017). Hydrocortisone therapy in a cat with vasopressor-refractory septic shock and suspected critical illness-related corticosteroid insufficiency. Clinical case reports, 5(7), pp. 1123-1129. Wiley 10.1002/ccr3.1018

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A 27-month-old female cat was presented with septic peritonitis secondary to a ruptured pyometra and subsequent pyothorax. Vasopressor-refractory septic shock led to a suspicion of critical illness-related corticosteroid insufficiency, successfully treated with intravenous hydrocortisone. Previous megestrol acetate administration may have played a role in the development of adrenocortical dysfunction

Item Type:

Journal Article (Further Contribution)

Division/Institute:

05 Veterinary Medicine > Department of Clinical Veterinary Medicine (DKV) > DKV - Central Clinical Laboratory
05 Veterinary Medicine > Department of Clinical Veterinary Medicine (DKV) > Small Animal Clinic
05 Veterinary Medicine > Department of Infectious Diseases and Pathobiology (DIP) > Institute of Animal Pathology
05 Veterinary Medicine > Department of Infectious Diseases and Pathobiology (DIP)

UniBE Contributor:

Pisano, Simone; Howard, Judith; Posthaus, Horst; Kovacevic, Alan and Yozova, Ivayla

Subjects:

600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health
600 Technology > 630 Agriculture

ISSN:

2050-0904

Publisher:

Wiley

Language:

English

Submitter:

Judith Howard

Date Deposited:

02 May 2018 13:00

Last Modified:

24 Oct 2019 05:18

Publisher DOI:

10.1002/ccr3.1018

PubMed ID:

28680609

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.109385

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/109385

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