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Systolic duration, preload, and afterload: is a new paradigm needed?

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Correspondence to Denis Chemla.

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Chemla, D., Nitenberg, A. Systolic duration, preload, and afterload: is a new paradigm needed?. Intensive Care Med 32, 1454–1455 (2006). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00134-006-0279-2

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Keywords

  • Mean Arterial Pressure
  • Cardiac Index
  • Systemic Vascular Resistance
  • Left Ventricular Afterload
  • Stroke Volume Decrease