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Table 3 Cardiac output (L/min) of 8 dogs assessed by thermodilution technique (TD) and by transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) during a mean arterial pressure of 65–80 mmHg (normotension) and <65 mmHg (hypotension)

From: Clinical monitoring of cardiac output assessed by transoesophageal echocardiography in anaesthetised dogs: a comparison with the thermodilution technique

  Normotension Hypotension
Dog TD TEE TD TEE
1 2.35 2.26 1.69 1.9
2 4.79 4.78 1.76 2.12
3 3.24 3.24 2.64 3.27
4 2.85 2.79 1.88 2.45
5 2.77 2.77 3.05 2.63
6 3.17 3.14 1.96 2.66
7 2.88 2.95 3.01 3.23
8 2.89 3.02 1.82 1.77
Mean ± SD 3.11 ± 0.72 3.11 ± 0.73 2.22 ± 0.57 2.50 ± 0.56