Evaluation of left ventricular filling pressure by transthoracic Doppler echocardiography in the intensive care unit.

@article{Boussuges2002EvaluationOL,
  title={Evaluation of left ventricular filling pressure by transthoracic Doppler echocardiography in the intensive care unit.},
  author={Alain Boussuges and Philippe Blanc and Florence Mol{\'e}nat and Henri Burnet and Gilbert Habib and Jean-Marie Sainty},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={362-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether Doppler transmitral and pulmonary venous flow pattern is related to left ventricular filling pressures in critically ill patients. DESIGN Prospective clinical investigation. SETTING Medical intensive care unit of a university hospital. PATIENTS Fifty-four mechanically ventilated patients (age, 63 +/- 16 yrs) were investigated via transthoracic echocardiography and Doppler. Main diagnoses were pneumonia (31%), acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive… CONTINUE READING

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