Is the Nexfin finger cuff method for cardiac output measurement reliable during coronary artery bypass grafting? A prospective comparison with the echocardiography and FloTrac/Vigileo methods


Ariturk C. , Acil M., Ulugol H. , Ozgen Z. S. , Okten E. M. , Dagdelen S. , ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.46, no.2, pp.291-295, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1406-32
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.291-295

Abstract

Background/aim: The aim of the current study was to assess the accuracy of cardiac output (CO) measurements obtained by the Nexfin finger cuff method as compared with the FloTrac/Vigileo and echocardiography methods in coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) patients.