Ultrasonography for haemodynamic monitoring

Jens M. Poth, Daniel R. Beck, Karsten Bartels

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Abstract

Echocardiography has become an indispensable tool in the evaluation of medical and surgical patients. As ultrasound (US) machines have become more widely available and significantlymorecompact, there has been an exponential growth in the use of transthoracic echocardiography (TTE), transoesophageal echocardiography (TOE)and other devices in the perioperative setting. Here, we review recent findings relevant to the use of perioperative US, with a special focus on the haemodynamic management of the surgical patient.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)337-351
Number of pages15
JournalBest Practice and Research: Clinical Anaesthesiology
Volume28
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Goal-directed therapy
  • Haemodynamic monitoring
  • Transoesophageal echocardiography
  • Ultrasound education
  • Ultrasound techniques

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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