Published in Telemedicine Business Week, June 8th, 2005
Investigators in Hungary report, "Positive-pressure ventilation may alter cardiac function. Our objective was to determine with the use of impedance cardiography (ICG) whether altering airway pressure modifies the central hemodynamics in mechanically ventilated children with no pulmonary pathology."
A. Kardos and colleagues of Heim Pal Children's Hospital in Budapest explained, "Central venous saturation (Scv O2 ) was measured as an indicator of tissue perfusion. Twelve children between 7 and 65 months of age, requiring mechanical...
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