Cath: Oxygen Consumption - Normal values

Oxygen Consumption in Children, measured during cardiac catheterization

Pediatric Cardiology 1996;17:207-13

825 measurements in 504 subjects (256 subjects were < 3 yrs old).

Using semi-open hood system with paramagnetic oxygen analyzer.

The paper gives regression formulas based on HR and BSA - for < 3 yrs and > 3yrs - boys and girls.

(Closed circles - Boys; Open circles - Girls)

Also see a later posting

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