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Right atrial pressure: determinant or result of change in venous return?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16304325     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
According to the concept of Guyton, cardiac output is largely controlled by venous return, which is determined by the difference between mean systemic venous pressure and right atrial pressure. In the analysis of the venous return curve, other authors have suggested that right atrial pressure is the dependent variable and venous return is the independent variable (right atrial pressure decreased because cardiac output increased). The present report analyzes this historical debate, which has already lasted > 50 years.
Authors:
Karim Bendjelid
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chest     Volume:  128     ISSN:  0012-3692     ISO Abbreviation:  Chest     Publication Date:  2005 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-11-23     Completed Date:  2005-12-23     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0231335     Medline TA:  Chest     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  3639-40     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Surgical Intensive Care Division, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland. Karim.Bendjelid@hcuge.ch
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Atrial Function, Right / physiology*
Cardiac Output / physiology*
Humans

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