[Influence of open chest conditions on pulse pressure variations].

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OBJECTIVES Pulse pressure variations are used to assess fluid responsiveness in mechanically ventilated patients. The accuracy of this index in open chest conditions remained unclear. The aim of the study was to evaluate the effect of open chest conditions on pulse pressure variations. STUDY DESIGN Non-interventional prospective study. METHODS AND… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.annfar.2011.01.004

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@article{Lorne2011InfluenceOO, title={[Influence of open chest conditions on pulse pressure variations].}, author={Emmanuel F. Lorne and Yazine Mahjoub and Elie Zogheib and G Debec and Ahmed Ben Ammar and Faouzi Trojette and B{\'e}n{\'e}dicte Deh{\'e}din and J-P Remadi and Thierry Caus and Herv{\'e} Dupont}, journal={Annales francaises d'anesthesie et de reanimation}, year={2011}, volume={30 2}, pages={117-21} }