What did Doppler monitoring study show?BMJ 2011; 343 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d3973 (Published 05 July 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d3973
- R Jonathan T Wilson, consultant anaesthetist1
- 1York Hospital, York YO31 8HE, UK
I have long championed so called haemodynamic optimisation in high risk surgery, having published a randomised controlled trial in the BMJ in 1999.1 I have used oesophageal Doppler monitoring many hundreds of times, and still do occasionally.
I was therefore interested in the article by Kuper and colleagues, but I don’t know what to believe from this piece of work, which …