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Archived Comments for: Skeletal muscle oxygen saturation does not estimate mixed venous oxygen saturation in patients with severe left heart failure and additional severe sepsis or septic shock

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  1. Correction

    Marat Mazalkov, The John Radcliffe Hospital

    19 February 2008

    The authors of this article maintain that low cardiac output states tend to have an unchanged oxygen extraction ratio. But a decreased systemic oxygen delivery and unchanged oxygen extraction ratio means that total oxygen consumption is low! This option is not followed in the article.

    Competing interests

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