Prediction of fluid responsiveness by ΔPP, PAOP, RAPand ΔRAP

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Taken from "How can the response to volume expansion in patients with spontaneous respiratory movements be predicted?"

Critical Care 2006;10(4):R102-R102.

Published online 17 Jul 2006


The receiver operating characteristics (ROC) curve area was significantly larger for pulmonary artery occluded pressure at end-expiration (PAOP) than for pulse pressure variation (ΔPP; < 0.05). ΔRAP, inspiratory variation in RAP; RAP, right atrial pressure at end-expiration.