Home » Critical Care » HYPRESS Trial (2016): Effect of Hydrocortisone on Development of Shock Among Patients With Severe Sepsis

Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages
HYPRESS trial visual abstract

HYPRESS Trial Summary: Keh D, et al. randomized 380 patients with sepsis defined by ≥2 SIRS criteria, proven infection, and ≥1 organ with new dysfunction to either IV hydrocortisone or placebo. The objective was to assess if early hydrocortisone therapy reduces progression to septic shock compared to placebo in patients with severe sepsis. The results showed no difference in the development of septic shock in both groups P=0.70. The authors of HYPRESS trial concluded that among adults with severe sepsis not in septic shock, use of hydrocortisone compared with placebo did not reduce the risk of septic shock within 14 days.

Source: JAMA

HYPRESS Trial (2016): Effect of Hydrocortisone on Development of Shock Among Patients With Severe Sepsis