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ICU Management

Measuring MPAP: Echocardiography Vs. Catheterisation

2014 07 Jul

Critically ill patients may benefit as much as ambulatory patients from mean pulmonary arterial pressure (MPAP) estimations by noninvasive echocardiography. However, the noninvasive method was not shown to be equivalent to pulmonary artery catheter (PAC) measurement of MPAP, according to a prospective study just published in Critical Ultrasound Journal.... Read more