Chapter 10. Haemodynamics

  1. Jan Poelaert Clinical Director1 and
  2. Karl Skarvan Professor of Anaesthesiolog2
  1. Jan Poelaert,
  2. Ruggero Amà and
  3. Karl Skarvan

Published Online: 28 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470760239.ch10

Transoesophageal Echocardiography in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Second Edition

Transoesophageal Echocardiography in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Second Edition

How to Cite

Poelaert, J., Amà, R. and Skarvan, K. (2004) Haemodynamics, in Transoesophageal Echocardiography in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Second Edition (eds J. Poelaert and K. Skarvan), BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470760239.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Cardiac Anaesthesia and Postoperative Cardiac Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Gent University Hospital, Gent, Belgium

  2. 2

    University of Basel, Kantonsspital Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727917966

Online ISBN: 9780470760239

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Keywords:

  • haernodynamics;
  • transoesophageal echocardiography;
  • cardiac structure;
  • anaesthetists;
  • care specialists

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Cardiac Cycle

  • Assessment Of Stroke Volume And Cardiac Output

  • Assessment Of Left Ventricular Preload: Relationship Between Pressure And Flow

  • Afterload

  • Estimation Of Preload Of The Right Heart And The Relation Between Pressure And Flow

  • Estimation Of Pulmonary Artery Pressures

  • Haemody Namicinstability: Differential Diagnosis Of Hypotension And Low Cardiac Output

  • Conclusion