pulmonary artery catheter; swan-Ganz catheter

Product Name:
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US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Outcome Measure

a. Efficacy: Death (PAC monitoring in critical care settings), length of hospital stay, length of ICU stay, medical morbidities (e.g. cardiac or pulmonary events), duration of ventilation, quality of life using any quality of life measure of symptom relief, optimization of treatment (p. 12)<br>b. Safety: Associated with PAC use: Pneumothorax, bleeding, arrhythmia, infection, insertion complications, death, urgent surgery (p. 12)

Body Classification

Blood, Heart and Circulation

Device Type

Diagnostic device

Device Category

Treatment of disease

Risk Classification



bedside monitoring of cardiac output and volume status in critical care settings