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Definitions

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  • n. Determination of cardiac output by measurement of the change in temperature in the bloodstream after injection of a known amount of cooled saline fluid.

Etymologies

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thermo- +‎ dilution

Examples

  • Moses said Ganz's measuring procedure, called thermodilution, involves gauging the temperature difference of blood as it moves from one chamber of the heart to the next.

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  • Peak hyperemic flow assessment using thermodilution-derived mean transit-time (T mn) facilitate accurate coronary microcirculatory evaluation, but remain unvalidated in the lung circulation.

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  • Barbato E, Aarnoudse W, Aengevaeren WR, Werner G, Klauss V, et al. (2004) Validation of coronary flow reserve measurements by thermodilution in clinical practice.

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  • Farouque HMO, Balsam LB, Caffarelli AD, Cooke DT, et al. (2003) Comparison of coronary thermodilution and Doppler velocity for assessing coronary flow reserve.

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  • The similarity between thermodilution and Doppler derived PFR however suggests that overall, the effect of respiration on T mn-derived flow indices may be lessened by repeated sampling.

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  • Despite these considerations, the thermodilution-derived PFR values observed are consistent with our previously reported studies of Doppler-derived PFR in higher primates

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  • Pijls NH, De Bruyne B, Smith L, Aarnoudse W, Barbato E, et al. (2002) Coronary thermodilution to assess flow reserve: validation in humans.

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  • Constant intravascular temperature is a prerequisite for thermodilution-derived assessments of flow.

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  • Tmn - thermodilution-derived mean transit time; error bars represent SEM. doi: 10.1371/journal. pone.0009601.g002

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  • The measurement of flow using indicator thermodilution method assumes a constant basal temperature within the vessel studied, attributing any change in temperature to the indicator per se.

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