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VOLUME 23 , ISSUE 1 ( January, 2019 ) > List of Articles
Keywords : Cardiac dysfunction,Doppler echocardiography,PS-PEEP,Spontaneous breathing trial,Weaning
Citation Information : Prospective Observational Study on Evaluation of Cardiac Dysfunction Induced during the Weaning Process. Indian J Crit Care Med 2019; 23 (1):15-19.
License: CC BY-ND 3.0
Published Online: 01-01-2019
Copyright Statement: Copyright © 2019; The Author(s).
Context: Weaning induced cardiac dysfunction can occur without underlying heart disease. Changes in intrathoracic pressure, systemic vascular resistance, preload and afterload leading to heart-lung interactions are the possible explanatory mechanisms
Aims: The aim of the current study was whether the assessment and identification of cardiac dysfunction induced during the weaning process could predict the outcome of extubation.
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