Effects of dopamine and dobutamine on regional blood flow distribution in the neonatal piglet.

@article{Ferrara1995EffectsOD,
  title={Effects of dopamine and dobutamine on regional blood flow distribution in the neonatal piglet.},
  author={John Ferrara and Donna Lynn Dyess and G L Peeples and D P Christenberry and Warren S. Roberts and E J Tacchi and Albert N. Swafford and Jeffrey L Ardell and Richard. W. Powell},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={1995},
  volume={221 5},
  pages={531-40; discussion 540-2}
}
OBJECTIVE The authors determined the effects of dopamine and dobutamine on organ blood flow in newborn piglets. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Although the hemodynamic effects of dopamine and dobutamine are well described in adults, little is known of their consequences in neonates, and their impact on organ perfusion in premature infants is unclear. METHODS Cannulae were placed in the femoral vessels and left atrium of term (1-14 days old) and prematurely delivered (Ceasarean section at 90% of… CONTINUE READING