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Minimally- and non-invasive assessment of maternal cardiac output: go with the flow!
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PMID:  21925868     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
The measurement of cardiac output may be crucial in the management of the parturient with haemodynamic instability due to critical illness or cardiac disease. Invasive haemodynamic monitoring may not be desirable due to the potential risk of complications and issues with patient compliance. Minimally- and non-invasive techniques of cardiac output measurement include those based on ultrasonic technology and pulse contour waveform analysis. This review article provides a synopsis of the literature examining currently available minimally- and non-invasive techniques for maternal cardiac output monitoring and looks at their advantages and disadvantages with respect to the parturient.
S Armstrong; R Fernando; M Columb
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-9-16
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of obstetric anesthesia     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1532-3374     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-9-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9200430     Medline TA:  Int J Obstet Anesth     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Department of Anaesthesia, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.
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