Multidisciplinary Cardiovascular Annals

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Diagnostic Accuracy of Pulse Pressure Variation Compared to Thoracic Fluid Content in Mechanically Ventilated Patients after Cardiac Surgery

Behshid Ghadrdoost 1 , Hooman Bakhshandeh 1 , Mohsen Ziyaeifard 1 , Rasoul Farasatkish 1 , Tooraj Babaei 1 , Ali Sadeghpour Tabaei 1 , Zahra Faritous 1 , Alireza Azad 1 and Seyed Mostafa Alavi 1 , *
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1 Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
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  • Multidisciplinary Cardiovascular Annals: April 2017, 8 (2); e10662
  • Published Online: April 30, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: February 1, 2017
  • Revised: April 1, 2017
  • Accepted: April 19, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/mcardia.10662

To Cite: Ghadrdoost B, Bakhshandeh H, Ziyaeifard M, Farasatkish R, Babaei T, et al. Diagnostic Accuracy of Pulse Pressure Variation Compared to Thoracic Fluid Content in Mechanically Ventilated Patients after Cardiac Surgery, Multidiscip Cardio Annal. 2017 ; 8(2):e10662. doi: 10.5812/mcardia.10662.

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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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