Evidence

Current Evidence - Surgery and Anaesthetics

Index

01New technology
02Hemodynamic monitoring during elective caesarean section: The good, the bad and the ugly
03Non-invasive cardiac output measurement in the cardiac surgical environment
04USCOM (ultrasonic cardiac output monitors) lacks agreement with thermodilution cardiac output and transoesophageal echocardiography valve measurements
05Routine Cardiac Output monitoring during general surgery - a feasibility study
06Efficacy of a transthoracic Doppler system to access cardiac function on ventilated patients in the intensive care unit
07To preload or coload? Uscom evaluation of the timing of colloid expansion on preventing spinal hypotension at cesarean delivery
08The effect of Cardiac Output, as assessed by transcutaneous Doppler measurement, on the induction dose of propofol required for anaesthesia - a pilot study
09Ultrasound Cardiac Output monitor measurements in pediatric cardiac transplant patients
10Cardiac Output by Continuous Wave Doppler in perioperative pediatric heart failure patients
11Non-invasive Cardiac Output: accuracy between the Uscom and the Esophageal Doppler monitor
12Cardiac Output estimation with a new Doppler device after off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery
13Comparison of the USCOM Ultrasound Cardiac Output Monitor with Pulmonary Artery Catheter Thermodilution in Patients Undergoing Liver Transplantation
14Reliability of a new ultrasonic cardiac output monitor in recipients of living donor liver transplantation
15Double-knotted Swan-Ganz catheter potential for non-invasive ultrasonic cardiac output monitoring?
16Use of ultrasound cardiac output monitor (USCOM), t4 infusion and goal directed donor hemodynamic management improve organs transplanted per donor
17Noninvasive Doppler ultrasonography for assessing cardiac function: can it replace the Swan-Ganz catheter?
18Minimally invasive cardiac output monitoring in the perioperative setting
19Colloid preload versus coload for spinal anesthesia for cesarean delivery: The effects on maternal cardiac output
20ls there any cardiovascular effect of carbetocin utilization that might prevent its use in preeclampsia? A TVR and CO study
21Systemic haemodynamics in the immediate post liver transplantation period in children using ultrasound cardiac output monitoring
22 Minimally invasive cardiac output monitors
23Differences between Cardio-Q and USCOM Doppler cardiac output readings in high risk surgery patients
24Management of hypotension in obstetric spinal anaesthesia - Letter to the editor
25A new bedside technique for detecting inferior vena cava compression in term parturients
26The maternal cardiovascular effect of carbetocin compared to oxytocin in women undergoing caesarean section
27The effect of the patient's age on the quality of supra-sternal Doppler measurements performed during anaesthesia
28Repeatability of supra-sternal Doppler measurements and their relationship to the Cattermole score for assessing quality of USCOM signals in anaesthetized patients
29Hemodynamic monitoring by USCOM during rapid sequence intubation (RSI) with Etomidate/Fentanyl or Ketamine/Midazolam
30Induction for pediatric bone marrow transplant alters ultrasound-derived cardiac performance indices
31Non-invasive method for rapid bedside estimation of inotropy: theory and preliminary clinical validation
32Study to determine the repeatability of supra-sternal Doppler (ultrasound cardiac output monitor) during general anaesthesia: Effects of scan quality, flow volume, and increasing age
33Cardiac output changes during robotic laparoscopic surgery
34Correlation between supra-sternal Doppler cardiac output (USCOM) measurements and chest radiological features
35USCOM-window to the circulation: utility of supra-sternal Doppler in an elderly anaesthetized patient for a robotic cystectomy
36Clinical validity of the ultrasonic cardiac output monitor used in infants after surgical repair of VSD
37Inter-rater reliability of a non-invasive cardiac output monitor (USCOM) when using a passive leg-raise manoeuvre
38Stroke volume optimisation in elective abdominal surgery: a comparison between a non-invasive Doppler device (USCOM) and the oesophageal Doppler (CardioQ)
39Ultrasonic Doppler measurements and maternal cardiac output indices of morbidly obese term parturients differ from the non-obese
40Fluid responsiveness is about stroke volume, and not pulse pressure Yogi: the power of Doppler fluid management and cardiovascular monitoring
41Corrected flow time is a good indicator for preload responsiveness during living donor liver donation
42An assessment of two Doppler-based monitors to track cardiac output changes in anaesthetised patients undergoing major surgery
43Rapid estimation of inotropy index in infants early after surgical repair of ventricular septal defect
44Randomized double-blinded comparison of norepinephrine and phenylephrine for maintenance of blood pressure during spinal anesthesia for cesarean delivery
45The influence of glonoin to the systemic vascular resistance in patients with cardiopulmonary bypass (CBP) surgery
46Five algorithms that calculate cardiac output from the arterial waveform: a comparison with Doppler ultrasound
47Validation of an ultrasound cardiac output monitor as a bedside tool for pediatric patients
48Does using two Doppler cardiac output monitors in tandem provide a reliable trend line of changes for validation studies?
49A comparison of the non-invasive ultrasonic cardiac output monitor (USCOM) with the oesophageal Doppler monitor during major abdominal surgery
50Risk analysis of cardiovascular events in elderly hypertensive patients with different risk stratification during the perioperative period
51Utility of non-invasive cardiac output measurements during cardiopulmonary exercise testing in pre-operative risk assessment
52Perioperative goal-directed haemodynamic therapy based on flow parameters: a concept in evolution
53Maternal cardiac output in early labour: a possible link with obstetrics risks?
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New technology

Savage R, Svensson LG

Published: Ann Thorac Surg 2005;80:1483-1484

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Hemodynamic monitoring during elective caesarean section: The good, the bad and the ugly

Shara WY Lee, Kim S Khaw, Warwick D Ngan Kee, Bryan Ng, Floria Ng, Lester AH Critchley

Published: Coll Anaesthesiol Volume 14, Number 3, September, 2005 - F012

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Non-invasive cardiac output measurement in the cardiac surgical environment

Phillips RA, Lichtenthal PR, Sloniger JA, West MJ, Burstow DJ, Copeland JG

Published: Int Care Med 2006; 32(1):S261. (Sept)

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USCOM (ultrasonic cardiac output monitors) lacks agreement with thermodilution cardiac output and transoesophageal echocardiography valve measurements

Van Den Oever H.L.A., Murphy E.J., Christie-Taylor G.A..

Published: Anaesth Intensive Care 2007;35: 903-910

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Routine Cardiac Output monitoring during general surgery - a feasibility study

Dr Anthony Parakkal
Broken Hill Base Hospital

Presented: National Conference of Anaesthetics in India in December 2004

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Efficacy of a transthoracic Doppler system to access cardiac function on ventilated patients in the intensive care unit

Dr.Ram.E.Rajagopalan & Dr.Suresh Kumar
Dept of Critical Care Medicine; Sundaram Medical Foundation, Chennai, India

Presented: 10th Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Critical Care, Mumbai, India, February 2004

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To preload or coload? Uscom evaluation of the timing of colloid expansion on preventing spinal hypotension at cesarean delivery

W.H.L. Teoh, A.T.H. Sia, M.H. Loh.
Dept of Women’s Anesthesia, KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital, Singapore

Published: Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, Volume 31, Issue 5, Page 52, September 2006

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The effect of Cardiac Output, as assessed by transcutaneous Doppler measurement, on the induction dose of propofol required for anaesthesia - a pilot study

Veltman MG, Pulletz M, Ward M, Re F.

Presented: A.S.A. & N.Z.S.A Combined Scientific Congress 2003, Melbourne, October 2003

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Ultrasound Cardiac Output monitor measurements in pediatric cardiac transplant patients

J H Eguchi, MD, M Mathur, MD, R Larsen, MD, A De-Amaya, BSN, L L Bailey, MD, R Chinnock, MD and S A Abd-Allah, MD.
Pediatrics, Nursing, and Cardiothoracic Surgery, Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital, Loma Linda, California, US.

Presented: The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation 27th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions, April 2007

Published: The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, Volume 26, Issue 2, Page S136

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Cardiac Output by Continuous Wave Doppler in perioperative pediatric heart failure patients

P R Lichtenthal, M.D., J A Sloniger, M.S., J G Copeland, M.D
Anesthesiology, Universtiy of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA.

Presented: ESICM Annual Congress Berlin 2007 - 0187 - 08 (October)

Published: ASA - Anesthesiology 2007; 107:A1528

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Non-invasive Cardiac Output: accuracy between the Uscom and the Esophageal Doppler monitor

Martini, John 1, Bilkovski, Robert 1, Crawford, John 2.
1Emergency Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA
2Respiratory Therapy, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA

Presented: 36th Annual Congress of the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) Orlando, Florida, February 17-21, 2007; 27th ISICEM, March 27-30, Brussels

Published: Critical Care March 2007, Vol 11 Supp 2, 27th International Symposium of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine - P288

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Cardiac Output estimation with a new Doppler device after off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery

Rajesh Chand MD, Yatin Mehta MD, DNB, FRCA FAMS, and Naresh Trehan MD
Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre, New Delhi, India.

Published: Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 2006; 20(3): 315-319 (June)

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Comparison of the USCOM Ultrasound Cardiac Output Monitor with Pulmonary Artery Catheter Thermodilution in Patients Undergoing Liver Transplantation

Wong LS, Yong BH, Young KK, Lau LS, Cheng KL, Man JS, Irwin MG

Published: Liver Transplantation, Volume 14 Issue 7 , Pages 911 - 1068 (July 2008)

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Reliability of a new ultrasonic cardiac output monitor in recipients of living donor liver transplantation

Su BC, Yu HP, Yang MW, Lin CC, Kao MC, Chang CH, Lee WC

Published: Liver Transpl. 2008 Jul;14(7):1029-37. doi: 10.1002/lt.21461

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Double-knotted Swan-Ganz catheter potential for non-invasive ultrasonic cardiac output monitoring?

Karsten Knobloch
Plastic, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany

Published: Interact CardioVasc Thorac Surg 2008;7:862-863. doi:10.1510/icvts.2008.181339A

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Use of ultrasound cardiac output monitor (USCOM), t4 infusion and goal directed donor hemodynamic management improve organs transplanted per donor

Stephanie Collazo, RN, CNS, CCRN, CPTC, Maria Stadtler, RN, CPTC, CETC, TPMC, OneLegacy, Los Angeles, CA and Mudit Mathur, MD, Loma Linda University Children's Hospital, Loma Linda, CA

Presented: Annual NATCO Meeting, August, 2008

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Noninvasive Doppler ultrasonography for assessing cardiac function: can it replace the Swan-Ganz catheter?

Saurabh Jain, M.D., Alexander Allins, M.D., Ali Salim, M.D., Amir Vafa, M.D., Matthew T. Wilson, M.D., Daniel R. Margulies, M.D.

Published: The American Journal of Surgery (2008) 196, 961-968

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Minimally invasive cardiac output monitoring in the perioperative setting

Duane J. Funk, Eugene W. Moretti, Tong J. Gan

Published: Anesth Analg 2009;108:887-97

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Colloid preload versus coload for spinal anesthesia for cesarean delivery: The effects on maternal cardiac output

Wendy H. L. Teoh, Fanzca, Alex T. H. Sia, M.MED

Published: Anesth Analg 2009;108:1592-8

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ls there any cardiovascular effect of carbetocin utilization that might prevent its use in preeclampsia? A TVR and CO study

I. Pisani, G.M. Tiralongo, G. Gagliardi, RL Scala, C. Todde, M.G. Frigo, H. Valensise

Presented: European Congress of the International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy.

Published: Pregnancy Hypertension Vol 1, Numbers 3-4, 2011, Pg 269-70.

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Systemic haemodynamics in the immediate post liver transplantation period in children using ultrasound cardiac output monitoring

S Ramprakash, E Egberongbe, A Dhawan, N Heaton, A Deep

Presented: 6th World Congress on Pediatric Critical Care

Published: Pediatric Critical Care Med 2011 Vol. 12, No. 3 (Suppl) Page A31. Abstract 172

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Minimally invasive cardiac output monitors

Kate E Drummond, Edward Murphy

Published: Continuing Education in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain | Volume 12 Number 1 2012. doi:10.1093/bjaceaccp/mkr044

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Differences between Cardio-Q and USCOM Doppler cardiac output readings in high risk surgery patients

Lester Critchley

Presented: World Congress of Anaesthesiologists

Published: British Journal of Anaesthesia 108 (S2): ii109 - ii144 (2012) doi:10.1093/bja/aer479

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Management of hypotension in obstetric spinal anaesthesia - Letter to the editor

S. W. Y. Lee, K. S. Khaw, W. D. Ngan Kee and T. Y. Leung

Published: Br. J. Anaesth. (2009) 103 (3): 457-458. doi: 10.1093/bja/aep215

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A new bedside technique for detecting inferior vena cava compression in term parturients

S.W.Y. Lee, K.S. Khaw, W.D.N. Kee, T.Y. Leung, S.S.Y. Ho, M.T.C. Ying, L.A.H. Critchley

Presented: ANZCA 2007

Published: Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Vol. 35, No. 2, April 2007

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The maternal cardiovascular effect of carbetocin compared to oxytocin in women undergoing caesarean section

I. Pisani, G.M. Tiralongo, G. Gagliardi, R.L. Scala, C. Todde, M.G. Frigo, H. Valensise

Published: Pregnancy Hypertension: An International Journal of Womens Cardiovascular Health 2 (2012) 139-142

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The effect of the patient's age on the quality of supra-sternal Doppler measurements performed during anaesthesia

Huang Li, Lester AH Critchley

Presented: EBPOM 2012

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Repeatability of supra-sternal Doppler measurements and their relationship to the Cattermole score for assessing quality of USCOM signals in anaesthetized patients

Lester AH Critchley, Huang Li

Presented: EBPOM 2012

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Hemodynamic monitoring by USCOM during rapid sequence intubation (RSI) with Etomidate/Fentanyl or Ketamine/Midazolam

Sandra Geiger, Hans Joachim Stemmler, Nina Strecker, Johanna Tischer, Alessandro Pastore, Andreas Hausmann and Sophia Horster

Published: Journal of Anesthesiology and Clinical Science 2012

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Induction for pediatric bone marrow transplant alters ultrasound-derived cardiac performance indices

Gutierrez, Efren; Kennedy, Curtis; Kennedy-Nasser, Alana; Musick, Matthew; Williams, Eric

Presented: SCCM 2013

Published: Critical Care Medicine. 40(12):1-17, December 2012. DOI: 10.1097/01.ccm.0000424490.56166.ec

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Non-invasive method for rapid bedside estimation of inotropy: theory and preliminary clinical validation

Brendan E. Smith and Veronica M. Madigan

Published: Br. J. Anaesth. 10.1093/bja/aet118

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Study to determine the repeatability of supra-sternal Doppler (ultrasound cardiac output monitor) during general anaesthesia: Effects of scan quality, flow volume, and increasing age

L. Huang and L. A. H. Critchley

Published: Br. J. Anaesth. (2013) 111 (6): 907-915. doi: 10.1093/bja/aet254

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Cardiac output changes during robotic laparoscopic surgery

Lester Critchley, Li Huang

Presented: 32nd Congress of the Scandinavian Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine

Published: Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica, 57 (Suppl. 120), 4-37

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Correlation between supra-sternal Doppler cardiac output (USCOM) measurements and chest radiological features

L. Huang, L. A. H. Critchley, R. L. K. Lok and Y. Liu

Published: Article first published online: 23 SEP 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/anae.12422

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USCOM-window to the circulation: utility of supra-sternal Doppler in an elderly anaesthetized patient for a robotic cystectomy

Lester A. H. Critchley, Li Huang

Published: Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing. Volume 28, Issue 1, pp 83-93

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Clinical validity of the ultrasonic cardiac output monitor used in infants after surgical repair of VSD

CHEN Xiao-ho, HE Shao-ru, ZHUANG Jian, SUN Xin, ZHONG Jin, WANG Shu-shui, ZHENG Man-li, LIU Yu-mei, SUN Yun-xia

Published: Journal of Applied Clinical Pediatrics, Vol. 28, No. 23

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Inter-rater reliability of a non-invasive cardiac output monitor (USCOM) when using a passive leg-raise manoeuvre

Hodgson L., Thorburn P., Samuels T., Pirneskoski J., Jeevananthan R., Wakeling H.

Published: European Journal of Anaesthesiology Volume 31 | e-Supplement 52 | June 2014 (3 AP4-4)

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Stroke volume optimisation in elective abdominal surgery: a comparison between a non-invasive Doppler device (USCOM) and the oesophageal Doppler (CardioQ)

Hodgson L., Samuels T., Jenkins C., Wakeling H.

Presented: ESA

Published: European Journal of Anaesthesiology Volume 31 | e-Supplement 52 | June 2014 (3 AP5-1)

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Ultrasonic Doppler measurements and maternal cardiac output indices of morbidly obese term parturients differ from the non-obese

Teoh W., Nagarajan S.

Published: European Journal of Anaesthesiology Volume 31 | e-Supplement 52 | June 2014 (11 AP2-10)

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Fluid responsiveness is about stroke volume, and not pulse pressure Yogi: the power of Doppler fluid management and cardiovascular monitoring

Rob Phillips, Joe Brierley

Published: Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing 10.1007/s10877-014-9598-y

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Corrected flow time is a good indicator for preload responsiveness during living donor liver donation

B.-C. Su, C.-F. Luo, W.-Y. Chang, W.-C. Lee, C.-C. Lin

Published: Transplant Proc. 2014 Apr;46(3):672-4. doi: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2013.11.021.

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An assessment of two Doppler-based monitors to track cardiac output changes in anaesthetised patients undergoing major surgery

Huang L, Critchley L

Published: Anaesth Intensive Care. 2014 Sep;42(5):631-9

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Rapid estimation of inotropy index in infants early after surgical repair of ventricular septal defect

Chen Xiaobo, He Shaoru, Zhuang Jian, Zhong Jin, Sun Xin, Liu Yumei, Sun Yunxia, Zheng Manli, Chen Jimei

Published: Clin J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, October 2014, Vol. 30 No. 10

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Randomized double-blinded comparison of norepinephrine and phenylephrine for maintenance of blood pressure during spinal anesthesia for cesarean delivery

Kee WD1, Lee SW, Ng FF, Tan PE, Khaw KS

Published: Anesthesiology 4 2015, Vol.122, 736-745. doi:10.1097/ALN.0000000000000601

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The influence of glonoin to the systemic vascular resistance in patients with cardiopulmonary bypass (CBP) surgery

鹿春节1 陈立波2

Published: Rare and Uncommon Diseases in April 2014 Volume 21, No. 2 Total No. 103 doi: 10.3969/j. i Ssn. 1 009-3257.2 014.02.04

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Five algorithms that calculate cardiac output from the arterial waveform: a comparison with Doppler ultrasound

J. Zhang, L. A. H. Critchley, and L. Huang

Published: Br. J. Anaesth. (2015) doi: 10.1093/bja/aev254

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Validation of an ultrasound cardiac output monitor as a bedside tool for pediatric patients

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

Published: Pediatr Cardiol. 2016 Jan;37(1):177-83. doi: 10.1007/s00246-015-1261-y.

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Does using two Doppler cardiac output monitors in tandem provide a reliable trend line of changes for validation studies?

Li H, Critchley LA, Zhang J

Published: J Clin Monit Comput. 2015 Aug 28

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A comparison of the non-invasive ultrasonic cardiac output monitor (USCOM) with the oesophageal Doppler monitor during major abdominal surgery

Luke E Hodgson, Lui G Forni, Richard Venn, Theophilus L Samuels and Howard G Wakeling

Published: Journal of the Intensive Care Society May 2016 vol. 17 no. 2 103-110, DOI:10.1177/1751143715619186

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Risk analysis of cardiovascular events in elderly hypertensive patients with different risk stratification during the perioperative period

Zhang J, Wang Z, Ji Y, Qian H, Dong N

Published: Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2015 Jul 28;95(28):2258-63

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Utility of non-invasive cardiac output measurements during cardiopulmonary exercise testing in pre-operative risk assessment

Hunter K., Hodgson L.E., Venn R., Forni L.G., Wakeling H.G.

Presented: Euroanaesthesiology 2016

Published: European Journal of Anaesthesiology, Volume 33, e-Supplement 54, June 2016

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Perioperative goal-directed haemodynamic therapy based on flow parameters: a concept in evolution

L. Meng and P. M. Heerdt

Published: British Journal of Anaesthesia, 117 (S3): iii3–iii17 (2016) doi: 10.1093/bja/aew363

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Maternal cardiac output in early labour: a possible link with obstetrics risks?

Herbert Valensise, Grazia Maria Tiralongo, Ilaria Pisani, Daniele Farsetti, Damiano Lo Presti, Giulia Gagliardi, Ripalta Marica Basile, Gian Paolo Novelli, Barbara Vasapollo

Published: Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Mar 10. doi: 10.1002/uog.17454

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