Ten reasons for performing hemodynamic monitoring using transesophageal echocardiography

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Anatomical picture adapted from Atlas Anatomique Sandoz


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Video 1. Total inspiratory collapse of the superior vena cava depicted by transesophageal echocardiography in a ventilated patient with hypovolemic shock. This pattern is consistent with fluid responsiveness (MP4 8175 kb)

Video 1. Total inspiratory collapse of the superior vena cava depicted by transesophageal echocardiography in a ventilated patient with hypovolemic shock. This pattern is consistent with fluid responsiveness (MP4 8175 kb)

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Vignon, P., Merz, T.M. & Vieillard-Baron, A. Ten reasons for performing hemodynamic monitoring using transesophageal echocardiography. Intensive Care Med 43, 1048–1051 (2017) doi:10.1007/s00134-017-4716-1

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  • Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction
  • Septic Shock Patient
  • Hemodynamic Monitoring
  • Pulse Pressure Variation
  • Predict Fluid Responsiveness