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Fig. 6 | Intensive Care Medicine Experimental

Fig. 6

From: The haemodynamic effects of crystalloid and colloid volume resuscitation on primary, derived and efficiency variables in post-CABG patients

Fig. 6

Eh did not change in the crystalloid series but decreased significantly in the colloid series indicating that the hearts were not able to convert the potential energy of Pmsa into kinetic energy of MAP and CO but instead caused an increase in CVP, cp. Figure 2. Volume and power efficiency did not change significantly from control to timed stations. Power efficiency was close to zero in crystalloid series and approached ½ W/mmHg increase in Pmsa. The differences between crystalloid and colloid were significant in C vs t20 (p = 0.0003), C vs t40 (p = 0.0145) and C vs t60 (p = 0.005)

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