Advanced Non-Invasive Hemodynamic Monitoring

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Abstract

With the ability to measure parameters such as cardiac output, preload and afterload the pulmonary artery (PA) catheter has been considered the gold standard of hemodynamic monitoring for a long time. In recent years it has partially been replaced by less invasive technologies in many institutions.

Keywords

Catheter Ischemia Lactate Bicarbonate Catecholamine 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Pulmonary and Critical CareUniversity of CaliforniaIrvine, OrangeUSA
  2. 2.Department of AnesthesiaStanford School of MedicineStanfordUSA

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