volume 71, issue 12, P1449-1455 2016
DOI: 10.1111/anae.13627
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Abstract: Morbidly obese patients are at increased risk of intra-operative haemodynamic instability, which may necessitate intensive monitoring. Non-invasive monitoring is increasingly used to measure cardiac output; however, it is unknown whether the weight-based algorithm utilised in these devices is applicable to patients with morbid obesity. We compared the level of agreement and trending ability of non-invasive cardiac output measurements (Nexfin ) with the gold-standard thermodilution technique in 30 morbidly obes…

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