Central venous pressure monitoring: clinical insights beyond the numbers.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

CVP monitoring as a safe, cost-effective alternative to PA monitoring continues to have strong advocates. Recent reports suggest that outcome following major aortic reconstructive and cardiac surgery may be equivalent with either CVP or PA monitoring, thus encouraging use of the simpler, cheaper, and safer alternative. As observant clinicians give CVP monitoring renewed attention, a wealth of useful circulatory information becomes available, which has been obscured by the failure to look beyond the numbers.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Mark, JB

Published Date

  • April 1991

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 5 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 163 - 173

PubMed ID

  • 1812851

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1053-0770

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/1053-0770(91)90333-o


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States