Blood volume measurements using an integrated fiberoptic monitoring system in a porcine septic shock model.

OBJECTIVES To compare the accuracy of an integrated fiberoptic monitoring system using transpulmonary thermo-dye dilution technique to measure blood volume (BV) with standard method using chromium-51-tagged erythrocytes in septic shock. DESIGN Prospective blinded animal laboratory study. SETTING University department of anesthesiology. SUBJECTS Thirty… CONTINUE READING