Pulse wave analysis to assess systemic blood flow during mechanical biventricular support

@article{Scolletta2007PulseWA,
  title={Pulse wave analysis to assess systemic blood flow during mechanical biventricular support},
  author={Sabino Scolletta and Igor D. Gregoric and L Muzzi and Branislav Radovancevi{\'c} and O. Howard Frazier},
  journal={Perfusion},
  year={2007},
  volume={22},
  pages={63 - 66}
}
Measurement of systemic blood flow is of crucial importance in patients on mechanical circulatory support (MCS). We reported the case of a 65-year-old female patient in severe cardiogenic shock undergoing left (Jarvik 2000 axial flow pump) and right (Levitronix-Centrimag centrifugal pump) ventricular assist device implant. Evaluation of blood flow was obtained by ultrasonic flowmetry, continuous thermodilution technique, and pressure recording analytical method (PRAM). This pulse contour system… Expand
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