Bedside assessment of central venous pressure by sonographic measurement of right ventricular outflow-tract fractional shortening


Unluer E. E. , Yavasi Ö. , AKOĞLU H., Kara H. P. , Bayata S., Yurekli I., ...More

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, vol.20, no.1, pp.18-22, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/mej.0b013e32834f835a
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.18-22
  • Keywords: bedside ultrasound, central venous pressure, echocardiography, emergency ultrasound, right ventricular outflow tract, GOAL-DIRECTED THERAPY, INFERIOR VENA-CAVA, SEVERE SEPSIS, TRANSTHORACIC ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, EMERGENCY, ULTRASOUND, INTENSIVISTS, GUIDELINES, MANAGEMENT, PROTOCOL

Abstract

Objectives We aimed to assess the suitability of right ventricular outflow tract (RVOT) fractional shortening for estimating low central venous pressure (CVP). To the best of our knowledge, there have been no similar studies in the English language literature.