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Table 1

From: Transpulmonary lithium indicator dilution: a new method of intrathoracic blood volume measurement

  Time
  Preoperative Post-CPB 2 hours postoperatively 4 hours postoperatively 24 hours postoperatively
ITBVI (ml/m2) (n = 20) 739 (612–969) 1,078 (815–1,262) 1,266 (1,031–1,433) 1,188 (947–1,343) 1,008 (738–1,257)
PBVI (ml/m2) (n = 16) 213 (201–279) 343 (307–371) 338 (288–449) 394 (305–545) 407 (267–464)
CI (l/min/m2) (n = 20) 1.92 (0.45) 1.81 (0.42) 2.03 (0.56) 2.20 (0.58) 2.28 (0.94)