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Cardiac Output by Indicator-Dilution Method

Purpose:

To estimate cardiac output using the indicator-dilution method.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases, Interventional Cardiology, Pediatric Cardiology, Adolescent Medicine, Internal Medicine, Sports Medicine - Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Vascular Medicine, Adolescent Medicine, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Sports Medicine - Pediatrics, Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine - Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation

Objective:

laboratory tests, other testing

ICD-10:

I00-I02, I05-I09, I10-I15, I20-I25, I26-I28, I30-I52, I70-I79, I80-I89, I95-I99

Description:

Following injection of a dye into the bloodstream, its concentration rises briefly, then falls exponentially until recirculation occurs, whereupon it rises again slightly. Measurement of the dye directly or indirectly correlates with the cardiac output.

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