Pulmonary Artery Catheter Consensus Conference: Consensus statement

R. W. Taylor, T. Ahrens, A. Viejo, Y. Beilin, E. D. Bennet, G. R. Bernard, J. E. Calvin, D. B. Chalfin, J. M. Civetta, Jr Connors, W. R. Davis, W. J. Fulkerson, B. P. Fuhrman, L. J. Hernan, S. M. Hollenberg, J. W. Hoyt, L. A. Kelso, O. C. Kirton, A. B. Leibowitz, G. M. MatuschakL. D. Nelson, P. J. Papadakos, M. M. Parker, W. T. Peruzzi, J. D. Sandham, C. L. Sprung, A. E. Thompson, S. J. Trottier, J. S. Vender, C. E. Bekes, R. P. Dellinger, J. E. Parrillo, R. W. Taylor

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284 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)910-925
Number of pages16
JournalCritical Care Medicine
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1997
Externally publishedYes


  • Acute lung injury
  • Acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • Acute respiratory failure
  • Afterload
  • Aortic aneurysm
  • Aortic surgery
  • Balloon flotation catheter
  • Cardiac index
  • Cardiac output
  • Cardiac surgery
  • Cardiogenic shock
  • Cardiopulmonary physiology
  • Catheter
  • Catheterization
  • Circulatory shock
  • Clinical equipoise heart catheterization
  • Complications
  • Congenital heart surgery
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Consensus Conference
  • Continuous cardiac output
  • Continuous venous oximetry
  • Coronary artery surgery
  • Hemodynamic monitoring
  • Hemodynamic monitoring in childhood
  • Monitoring device
  • Moratorium
  • Multiple organ dysfunction syndrome
  • Myocardial dysfunction
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Oxygen consumption
  • Oxygen delivery
  • Oxygen transport
  • Perioperative risk
  • Peripheral vascular surgery
  • Physiologic monitoring device
  • Preload
  • Pulmonary arterial hypertension
  • Pulmonary artery catheter
  • Pulmonary artery flow-directed catheter
  • Pulmonary artery occlusion pressure
  • Pulmonary capillary wedge pressure
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Respiratory failure
  • Right ventricular ejection fraction
  • Right- heart catheter
  • Sepsis
  • Septic shock
  • Shock
  • Swan-Ganz catheter
  • Systemic inflammatory response syndrome
  • Technology assessment
  • Thermodilution cardiac output
  • Trauma
  • Wedge pressure
  • resuscitation
  • supranormal oxygen delivery

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