Hemodynamic Monitoring

last updated: April 13, 2017

Orlando Debesa

Central Venous Pressure (CVP)

Systolic component

  • c wave

  • x wave

  • v wave

Diastolic component

  • y descent

  • a wave

a wave

  • atrial contraction

c wave

... but I would more especially commend the clinician who, in acute diseases, by which the bulk of mankind are cutoff, conducts the treatment better than others.
Hippocrates, 400 BC