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Title: Noninvasive assessment of right and left ventricular function in acute and chronic respiratory failure

Abstract

This review evaluates noninvasive techniques for assessing cardiovascular performance in acute and chronic respiratory failure. Radiographic, radionuclide, and echocardiographic methods for determining ventricular volumes, right (RV) and left ventricular (LV) ejection fractions, and pulmonary artery pressure (PAP) are emphasized. These methods include plain chest radiography, radionuclide angiocardiography, thallium-201 myocardial imaging, and M mode and 2-dimensional echocardiography, which have recently been applied in patients to detect pulmonary artery hypertension (PAH), right ventricular enlargement, and occult ventricular performance abnormalities at rest or exercise. Moreover, radionuclide angiocardiography has proven useful in combination with hemodynamic measurements, for evaluating the short-and long-term cardiovascular effects of therapeutic agents, such as oxygen, digitalis, theophylline, beta-adrenergic agents, and vasodilators.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
OSTI Identifier:
5899056
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Crit. Care Med.; (United States)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 11:5
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
62 RADIOLOGY AND NUCLEAR MEDICINE; HEART; BIOMEDICAL RADIOGRAPHY; RADIOISOTOPE SCANNING; CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES; DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES; DIGITALIS; DRUGS; DYNAMIC FUNCTION STUDIES; OXYGEN; VASODILATORS; BODY; CARDIOVASCULAR AGENTS; CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM; COUNTING TECHNIQUES; DISEASES; ELEMENTS; MEDICINAL PLANTS; MEDICINE; NONMETALS; NUCLEAR MEDICINE; ORGANS; PLANTS; RADIOLOGY; 550601* - Medicine- Unsealed Radionuclides in Diagnostics; 550602 - Medicine- External Radiation in Diagnostics- (1980-)

Citation Formats

Matthay, R A, and Berger, H J. Noninvasive assessment of right and left ventricular function in acute and chronic respiratory failure. United States: N. p., 1983. Web. doi:10.1097/00003246-198305000-00003.
Matthay, R A, & Berger, H J. Noninvasive assessment of right and left ventricular function in acute and chronic respiratory failure. United States. doi:10.1097/00003246-198305000-00003.
Matthay, R A, and Berger, H J. Sun . "Noninvasive assessment of right and left ventricular function in acute and chronic respiratory failure". United States. doi:10.1097/00003246-198305000-00003.
@article{osti_5899056,
title = {Noninvasive assessment of right and left ventricular function in acute and chronic respiratory failure},
author = {Matthay, R A and Berger, H J},
abstractNote = {This review evaluates noninvasive techniques for assessing cardiovascular performance in acute and chronic respiratory failure. Radiographic, radionuclide, and echocardiographic methods for determining ventricular volumes, right (RV) and left ventricular (LV) ejection fractions, and pulmonary artery pressure (PAP) are emphasized. These methods include plain chest radiography, radionuclide angiocardiography, thallium-201 myocardial imaging, and M mode and 2-dimensional echocardiography, which have recently been applied in patients to detect pulmonary artery hypertension (PAH), right ventricular enlargement, and occult ventricular performance abnormalities at rest or exercise. Moreover, radionuclide angiocardiography has proven useful in combination with hemodynamic measurements, for evaluating the short-and long-term cardiovascular effects of therapeutic agents, such as oxygen, digitalis, theophylline, beta-adrenergic agents, and vasodilators.},
doi = {10.1097/00003246-198305000-00003},
journal = {Crit. Care Med.; (United States)},
number = ,
volume = 11:5,
place = {United States},
year = {1983},
month = {5}
}