Monitoring of beta-receptor sensitivity in cardiac surgery

S Yndgaard, F K Lippert, Dennis Richard Bigler, P G Berthelsen

3 Citations (Scopus)


To determine the repeatability of the hemodynamic response to repeated isoproterenol challenge doses to validate the standardized isoproterenol sensitivity test as an index of cardiovascular beta-receptor function.
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
Issue number4
Pages (from-to)454-8
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1999


  • Adrenergic beta-Agonists
  • Adrenergic beta-Antagonists
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Blood Pressure
  • Cardiac Output
  • Coronary Artery Bypass
  • Heart Rate
  • Humans
  • Isoproterenol
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Myocardial Contraction
  • Myocardium
  • Prospective Studies
  • Receptors, Adrenergic, beta
  • Sensitivity and Specificity
  • Single-Blind Method
  • Stimulation, Chemical


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