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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Fakler, U; Pauli, Ch; Balling, G; Lorenz, HP; Eicken, A; Hennig, M; Hess, J 
Title:
Cardiac index monitoring by pulse contour analysis and thermodilution after pediatric cardiac surgery. 
Abstract:
OBJECTIVES: To validate a new device (PiCCO system; Pulsion Medical Systems, Munich, Germany), we compared cardiac index derived from transpulmonary thermodilution and from pulse contour analysis in pediatric patients after surgery for congenital heart disease. We performed a prospective clinical study in a pediatric cardiac intensive care unit of a university hospital. METHODS: Twenty-four patients who had had cardiac surgery for congenital heart disease (median age 4.2 years, range 1.4-15.2 y...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
133 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
224-8 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0022-5223 
TUM Institution:
Klinik für Kinderkardiologie und angeborene Herzfehler