Current Evidence

Uscom maintains a reference of all current evidence supporting Uscom's products. Here is some of the latest evidence followed by a list of the current evidence by category.

Latest Evidence

The effect of head up tilting on bioreactance cardiac output and stroke volume readings using suprasternal transcutaneous Doppler as a control in healthy young adults

Jie Zhang, Lester A. H. Critchley, Daniel C. W. Lee, Kim S. Khaw, Shara W. Y. Lee

Published: J Clin Monit Comput. 2016 Oct;30(5):519-26. doi: 10.1007/s10877-016-9835-7

Letter to Editor: Reliability of the ultrasound cardiac output monitor for pediatric patients

Fernando Beltramo, Jondavid Menteer, Asma Razavi, Robinder G. Khemani, Jacqueline Szmuszkovicz, Christopher J. L. Newth, Patrick A. Ross

Published: Pediatr Cardiol Vol 37, No.5, 2016 DOI 10.1007/s00246-016-1431-6

NO donors and haemodynamic changes in fetal growth restriction

Tiralongo GM, Pisani I, Vasapollo B, Khalil A, Vinayagam D, Thilaganathan B, Valensise H

Presented: Second International Congress on Maternal Haemodynamics, Rome Abstract F4

Preterm delivery and elevated maternal total vascular resistance: signs of suboptimal cardiovascular adaptation to pregnancy?.

Valensise, H., Farsetti, D., Lo Presti, D., Pisani, I., Tiralongo, G. M., Gagliardi, G., Vasapollo, B. and Novelli, G. P.

Published: Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol, 48: 491–495. doi:10.1002/uog.15910

Non-invasive cardiac output monitoring in pregnancy: comparison to echocardiographic assessment

D. Vinayagam, O. Patey, B. Thilaganathan and A. Khalil

Published: Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology DOI: 10.1002/uog.15915


Evidence by Category

Clinical Applications

Surgery and Anaesthetics
Heart Failure
Drugs Management

Clinical Validation

Validation against Thermodilution
Validation against Echo
Validation against Transoesophagel Doppler
Validation against FICK
Validation against Artificial Heart
Validation against Blood Pressure

Laboratory Validation

Independent Laboratory Testing
Evaluation of USCOM against Flow Probes


Sports Medicine
Veterinary and Animal Research
Reliability and Reproducibility
General Validation