The Impact of the Trendelenburg Maneuver on Right Ventricular Pressure- Volume Relationship

Author(s): Tjorvi E Perry, Andrew Shaffer, Gurumurthy Hiremath

Intraoperative hypotension defined as a mean arterial pressure less than 65mmHg is associated with postoperative myocardial infraction, acute kidney injury and mortality [1]. When hypotension is due to inadequate venous return and fluid-responsiveness is suspected [2], increasing preload should improve hemodynamics.

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