Patient-Specific Monitoring and Trend Analysis of Model-Based Markers of Fluid Responsiveness in Sepsis: A Proof-of-Concept Animal Study.

Patient-Specific Monitoring and Trend Analysis of Model-Based Markers of Fluid Responsiveness in Sepsis: A Proof-of-Concept Animal Study. Ann Biomed Eng. 2019 Nov 25;: Authors: Murphy L, Davidson S, Chase JG, Knopp JL, Zhou T, Desaive T Abstract Total stressed blood volume ([Formula: see text]) and arterial elastance ([Formula: see text]) are two potentially important, clinically applicable metrics for guiding treatment in patients with altered hemodynamic states. Defined as the total pressure generating blood in the circulation, [Formula: see text] is a potential direct measurement of tissue perfusion, a critical component in treatment of sepsis. [Formula: see text] is closely related to arterial tone thus provides insight into cardiac efficiency. However, it is not clinically feasible or ethical to measure [Formula: see text] in patients, so a three chambered cardiovascular system model using measured left ventricle pressure and volume, aortic pressure and central venous pressure is implemented to identify [Formula: see text] and [Formula: see text] from clinical data. [Formula: see text] and [Formula: see text] are identified from clinical data from six (6) pigs, who have undergone clinical procedures aimed at simulating septic shock and subsequent treatment, to identify clinically relevant changes. A novel, validated trend analysis method is used to adjudge clinically significant changes in state in the real-time [Formula: see text] and [Formula: see...
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