Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Rational Interpretation Of Tee Haemodynamics In The ICU

Case study

A 66 year old male underwent Tissue-AVR. Post op,he required high inotropic supportand high antibiotic support-- his heart rate was 120/min and blood pressure was 90/60mmHg. His TEE-ECHO report reveals-------

POINTS TO PONDER:

  • Thus the intelligent interpretation of non-invasively derived haemodynamic by TEE could be extremely useful in the appropriate diagnosis and management of critically ill patients.
  • The data derived from TEE should not be interpreted in isolation but must always be interpreted in context to the clinical scenario

 

Read Full Article at:  http://www.annals.in/article.asp?issn=0971-9784;year=2015;volume=18;issue=2;spage=225;epage=226;aulast=Kapur

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