Haemodynamic Profile and PetCO2 Monitoring in Patients at Risk

  • R. Muchada


Non-invasive haemodynamic profile monitoring can be performed nowadays thanks to a device recently introduced on the market, the Dynemo 3000 Sometec (1). The combination of a 10 mHz ultrasonic echo scan and a 5 mHz Doppler velocimeter connected to an endo-oesophageal probe allows continuous measurement of the aortic diameter and of the blood flow velocity in the descending aorta. These two parameters not only make measurement of the aortic blood flow (ABF) possible, but also accurate and reproducible (2), avoiding some of the criticism made of this technique (3).


Stroke Volume Mean Arterial Blood Pressure Tissue Perfusion Haemodynamic Change Alveolar Ventilation 
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