Chapter

Invasive Hemodynamics

Rick A. Nishimura

in Mayo Clinic Cardiology

Fourth edition

Published on behalf of © Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Published in print November 2012 | ISBN: 9780199915712
Published online May 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322824 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199915712.003.2094

Series: Mayo Clinic Scientific Press

Invasive Hemodynamics

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This chapter reviews the hemodynamic components of cardiac output, pressure, and resistance in relation to the treatment of intracardiac shunts, stenotic valvular lesions, and regurgitant valvular lesions. The Fick, indicator dilutor, and Doppler flow velocity methods are included in the discussion of cardiac output.

Chapter.  6944 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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