Choosing Patient-tailored Hemodynamic Monitoring

  • C. Slagt
  • R.-M. B. G. E. Breukers
  • A. B. J. Groeneveld
Conference paper


Currently, the number and (worldwide) availability of techniques for hemodynamic monitoring in the critically ill patient is overwhelming, as nicely summarized elsewhere [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11]. Techniques vary from completely invasive to non-invasive, from intermittent to continuous, and differ in basic principles, methods, parameters, and costs, among others. The older a device, the more literature is available, but the latter may not always help in choosing hemodynamic monitoring tools for departments or for individual patients, i.e. patient-tailored monitoring.


Pulmonary Artery Catheter Fluid Responsiveness Hemodynamic Monitoring Pulse Pressure Variation Pulmonary Artery Occlusion Pressure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Slagt
    • 1
  • R.-M. B. G. E. Breukers
    • 1
  • A. B. J. Groeneveld
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Intensive CareVUMCAmsterdamNetherlands

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