Chapter 2. Myocardial Physiology and the Interpretation of Cardiac Catheterization Data

  1. James A. DiNardo MD1 and
  2. David A. Zvara MD2

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692288.ch2

Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery, Third Edition

Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery, Third Edition

How to Cite

DiNardo, J. A. and Zvara, D. A. (2007) Myocardial Physiology and the Interpretation of Cardiac Catheterization Data, in Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery, Third Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692288.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    Clinical Co-Director of Cardiac Anesthesia, Department of Anesthesia, Children's Hospital Bostan, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, USA

  2. 2

    Jay J. Jacoby Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesiology, The Ohio State University, 410 West 10th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio, 43210, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405153638

Online ISBN: 9780470692288

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Keywords:

  • mycocardial physciology;
  • right atrium;
  • fermoral vein;
  • disatole;
  • oxygen contents

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Right heart catheterization

  • Left heart catheterization

  • Coronary angiography

  • Cardiac output determination

  • Resistances

  • Saturation data

  • Assessment of valve lesions

  • Assessment of pulmonary vascular anatomy

  • Pressure-volume loops

  • Diastolic function

  • Analysis of diastolic pressure-volume curves

  • Systolic function

  • Coronary angiography

  • Evaluation of valvular lesions

  • Evaluation of cardiac shunts

  • Evaluation of the pulmonary vasculature

  • Suggested reading