382. COLD — Ein System zur bettseitigen Messung des extravasalen Lungenwassers

A processor-controlled system is described that employs the “thermodye” dilution technique for the early detection of pulmonary edema in patients. Use of a 5-French catheter for the simultaneous detection of both the thermal and dye tracers in the descending aorta ensures essential improvements as regards the risks of bacterial contamination and the… CONTINUE READING