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Fig. 2

From: Predicting the Need for Fluid Therapy—Does Fluid Responsiveness Work?

Fig. 2

Starling curve and respiratory variation of SV. At the point where the ascending limb of Starling curve, respiratory variation in the stroke volume is significant (a) and judged as a large preload reserve. While at the point where the Starling curve is nearly flat, the respiratory variation is minimal (b) with a small preload reserve. SV stroke volume

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