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Impedance cardiographic assessment of symptomatic patent ductus arteriosus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7359279     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A modified impedence cardiographic technique was developed using a tetrapolar apnea monitor and minicomputer system. Evaluation of this technique in premature infants with and without symptomatic patent ductus arteriosus indicates that the magnitude of the cardiac-related deflection in the impedance signal is useful in the assessment of ductus shunting. Since the infant under study is involved only by the attachment of two double electrodes to the thorax, continuous assessment of ductur shunting is possible without disturbing routine care.
Authors:
R B Cotton; D P Lindstrom; T Olsson; M Riha; T P Graham; U Selstam; W Z Catterton
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of pediatrics     Volume:  96     ISSN:  0022-3476     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr.     Publication Date:  1980 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-05-30     Completed Date:  1980-05-30     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375410     Medline TA:  J Pediatr     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  711-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cardiography, Impedance / methods*
Ductus Arteriosus, Patent / diagnosis*
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Minicomputers
Plethysmography, Impedance / methods*

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