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    ABSTRACT: The purpose of the present study was to evaluate whether pulse pressure variation (PPV) and stroke volume variation (SVV) can predict fluid responsiveness in patients with intra-abdominal hypertension (IAH) in either a supine or Trendelenburg position. Forty mechanically ventilated patients that exhibited IAH resulting from carbon dioxide insufflation (up to 12 mmHg) underwent fluid therapy in either a supine or Trendelenburg position. Hemodynamic measurements, including PPV and SVV, were obtained before and after fluid therapy. Prediction of fluid responsiveness (> 10% increase in stroke volume) was performed by linear regression analyses. Baseline PPV and SVV values correlated closely with changes in stroke volume induced by fluid therapy, and were significantly higher in patients that subsequently responded to fluid therapy. Fluid responsiveness in patients in a supine position was predicted by a PPV threshold of > 10.5% and an SVV threshold of > 10.5%. Fluid responsiveness in patients in a Trendelenburg position was predicted by a PPV threshold of > 7.5% and an SVV threshold of > 7.0%. PPV and SVV were demonstrated to be sensitive and specific predictors of fluid responsiveness in patients with IAH in both the supine and Trendelenburg positions.
    Bioscience trends 04/2013; 7(2):101-8. · 1.58 Impact Factor
  • Q Fu, W D Mi, H Zhang
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    ABSTRACT: Respiration variation in arterial pulse pressure (ΔPP) and pulse oximetry plethysmographic waveform amplitude (ΔPOP) are accurate predictors of fluid responsiveness in mechanically ventilated patients. We hypothesized that stroke volume variation (SVV) and pleth variability index (PVI) can predict fluid responsiveness in mechanically ventilated patients during major surgical procedures in Hans Chinese. This prospective study consisted of fifty-five Hans Chinese patients undergoing resection of primary retroperitoneal tumors (PRPT). During the surgical procedures, hemodynamic data [central venous pressure (CVP), cardiac index (CI), stroke volume index (SVI), SVV, and PVI] were recorded before and after volume expansion (VE) (8 ml•kg-1 of 6% hydroxyethyl starch 130/0.4). Fluid responsiveness was defined as an increase in SVI ≥ 10% after VE. Four patients were excluded from analysis for arrhythmia or obvious hemorrhage during VE. Baseline SVV correlated well with baseline PVI and the changes in SVV was correlated with the changes in PVI (p < 0.01) after VE. There were significant increases of CI, SVI and decreases of SVV, PVI in responder (Rs) after VE. ROC results showed that the areas for SVV, PVI were significantly higher than the areas for CI, MAP, CVP, PI (p < 0.05). The best threshold values to predict fluid responsiveness were more than 12.5% for SVV and more than 13.5% for PVI in the real surgical setting. The baseline value of SVV, and PVI correlated significantly with volume-induced changes in SVI (p < 0.01). Both SVV and PVI could be used to predict intraoperative fluid responsiveness during resection of PRPT in Hans Chinese.
    Bioscience trends 02/2012; 6(1):38-43. · 1.58 Impact Factor