Measurement of Cardiac Output and Blood Volumes (WSU)
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00851474
Recruitment Status :
(Protocol not renewed)
Cardiac Output (amount of blood pumped by the heart in one minute) will be measured using the new COstatus(R) system and these values will be compared with cardiac output values measured by other methods such as thermodilution. Blood volumes measured by the COstatus(R) system will also be recorded.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Adult patients (older than 18 years of age) in the Intensive Care Unit with arterial and central venous catheters in place.
Adult patients (older than 18 years of age)
Should have both arterial and central venous catheters already in place
Patients who do not have either the arterial or central venous catheters.