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How is cardiac output calculated?

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Dr. Charles Jost
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Indirectly

Indirectly, by equating the right cardiac output with the left cardiac output and putting a swan ganz catheter into the pulmonary artery.
Or calculating the difference between the arteriol and venous oxygen content; this is called the fick formula.

In brief: Indirectly

Indirectly, by equating the right cardiac output with the left cardiac output and putting a swan ganz catheter into the pulmonary artery.
Or calculating the difference between the arteriol and venous oxygen content; this is called the fick formula.
Dr. Charles Jost
Dr. Charles Jost
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Dr. Nassir Azimi
Clinical Lipidology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Cardiac output

There are different ways to calculate cardiac output.
There is the fick equation which takes into account the pulmonary artrery oxygen saturation and the systemic oxygen saturation. Thermodiulution uses tempoeratur difficerncess in a swan ganz catheter and calculate co. Additionally co= strove volume x the heart rate.

In brief: Cardiac output

There are different ways to calculate cardiac output.
There is the fick equation which takes into account the pulmonary artrery oxygen saturation and the systemic oxygen saturation. Thermodiulution uses tempoeratur difficerncess in a swan ganz catheter and calculate co. Additionally co= strove volume x the heart rate.
Dr. Nassir Azimi
Dr. Nassir Azimi
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