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ICU Management

New Study Evaluates Masimo PVI® as a Predictor of Fluid Responsiveness

2016 28 Jul

Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) has announced that a new study of patients undergoing liver transplantation evaluated the relationship of PVI® to right ventricular end-diastolic volume (RVEDVI) and concluded that PVI provided a “reliable estimate of [cardiac] preload status and may be a useful predictor of fluid responsiveness.”1 PVI measures the dynamic changes... Read more

IT Management

Portable Finger-probe Device Measures Liver Function in Organ Donors

2015 01 Jun

According to a UCLA study, a portable, finger-probe device can successfully measure liver function in brain dead adult organ donors. The study is published in the Journal of Surgical Research. UCLA researchers worked with OneLegacy, a non-profit organ and tissue recovery organisation that serves the greater Los Angeles area. In a double blind study,... Read more

ICU Management

CIT No Barrier to Broader Organ Sharing

2014 17 Aug

According to a new research, broader sharing of deceased donor livers does not significantly increase cold ischemia time (CIT) and should not be considered as a barrier to broader organ sharing. The findings have been published in Liver Transplantation, a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver... Read more

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