Published in Blood Weekly, June 3rd, 2004
TED monitoring "has been considered a noninvasive and accurate alternative to pulmonary artery catheterization for volume replacement and cardiac output measurement in patients undergoing major surgery," scientists in Brazil noted.
In a recent study, L.F.P. de Figueiredo and colleagues at the University of Sao Paulo "tested the hypothesis that TED can accurately predict cardiac output during hemorrhage, shock, and resuscitation, by comparing it to total pulmonary artery blood flow (PABF) and to standard intermittent bolus cardiac output...
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