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Table 1 (abstract P66)

From: Effects of vasodilation cardiac output measured by PulseCOTM

  Control Prostaglandin E1, 0.01 mg/kg/min Prostaglandin E1, 0.02 mg/kg/min Prostaglandin E1, 0.04 mg/kg/min
Cardiac output by thermodilution (l/min) 3.2 ± 0.7 3.5 ± 0.9 3.9 ± 1.0 4.0 ± 0.9
Cardiac output by PulseCOTM (l/min) 3.2 ± 0.7 3.7 ± 0.8 3.6 ± 0.7 3.5 ± 0.6*
Systemic vascular resistance (dyne/s/cm5) 2099 ± 518 1900 ± 528 1743 ± 505** 1604 ± 355**
  1. *P < 0.05 vs thermodilution, **P < 0.05 vs control.