Preeclampsia is a pregnancy complication characterized by high blood pressure and signs of organ dysfunction, such as placental insufficiency.
With pre-eclampsia, the hemodynamic profile is different than in patients who are not at risk. Cardiac output and total peripheral resistance (TPRI) change may demonstrate the onset of pre-eclampsia. During pre-eclampsia, noninvasive hemodynamic assessments may help clinicians better manage these high-risk patients1.
Post-Partum Hemorrhage (PPH)
The mortality associated with PPH is high. Once a patient begins to hemorrhage, there is often little time to react. Noninvasive methods, such as Cheetah Medical’s systems, allow rapid access to hemodynamic monitoring. The ability to intervene sooner is a clear advantage. Because the majority of PPF patients do not have an arterial line or other invasive monitoring in place, clinicians are often left to estimate volume changes by tracking blood loss and blood pressure.
1. Doherty A. et al., Altered hemodynamics and Hyperuricemia Accompany an Elevated sFlt-1/PIGF Ratio Before the Onset of Early Severe Eclampsia. J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2014;36(8):692-700