Casting doubt on the value of assessing the cardiac index in pregnancy

Casting doubt on the value of assessing the cardiac index in pregnancy.
The objective of this study is to assess the reliability of the cardiac index (CI) in healthy pregnant women at term by investigating the correlation between the cardiac output (CO) and the body surface area (BSA) using a novel non-invasive cardiography technique (NICaS™).

J Matern Fetal Neonatal Medication. 2017 Aug 13:1-5

Authors: Ram M, Lavie A, Lev S, Blecher Y,
Amikam U, Shulman Y, Avnon T, Weiner E, Many A
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28805112

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