CHANGES IN CARDIAC INDICES / HEMODYNAMICS

Changes are evident in the parameters that reflect the work of the right heart due to the resistence of blood flow through the pulmonary vascular system. Left heart parameters are within normal ranges. (Note Table 6.3 below)

 

(Des Jardins, Terry. Clinical Manifestations and Assessment of Respiratory Disease, 5th Edition. C.V. Mosby, 112005.).

 

 

TABLE 6-1 Hemodynamic Values Measured Directly

(Des Jardins, Terry. Clinical Manifestations and Assessment of Respiratory Disease, 5th Edition. C.V. Mosby, 112005.).

 

 

TABLE 6-2 Hemodynamic Values Calculated from Direct Hemodynamic Measurements

(Des Jardins, Terry. Clinical Manifestations and Assessment of Respiratory Disease, 5th Edition. C.V. Mosby, 112005.).

 

 

TABLE 6-3 Hemodynamic Changes Commonly Seen in Respiratory Diseases

(Des Jardins, Terry. Clinical Manifestations and Assessment of Respiratory Disease, 5th Edition. C.V. Mosby, 112005.).