Echocardiography (D Matamis)
Echo is not a haemodynamic monitoring tool – controversial. The speaker does feel that it is an excellent diagnostic tool.
Cases of pts with COPD and HCM with failure to wean from mechanical ventilator discussed. The managements were progressed using echocardiography.
With the PAC (A Armaganidis)
Volume status and fluid responsiveness (S Myatra)
Dynamic measures to guide fluid therapy
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Volumetric variables including extravascular lung water (JL Teboul)
GEDV could overestimate LV preload in case of dilated RV