Current Evidence

Uscom maintains a reference of all current evidence supporting Uscom's products. Here is some of the latest evidence followed by a list of the current evidence by category.

Latest Evidence

The normal ranges of cardiovascular parameters measured using the ultrasonic cardiac output monitor

Giles N. Cattermole , P. Y. Mia Leung, Grace Y. L. Ho, Peach W. S. Lau, Cangel P. Y. Chan, Stewart S. W. Chan, Brendan E. Smith, Colin A. Graham & Timothy H. Rainer

Published: Physiol Rep, 5 (6), 2017, e13195, doi: 10.14814/phy2.13195

Maternal cardiac output in early labour: a possible link with obstetrics risks?

Herbert Valensise, Grazia Maria Tiralongo, Ilaria Pisani, Daniele Farsetti, Damiano Lo Presti, Giulia Gagliardi, Ripalta Marica Basile, Gian Paolo Novelli, Barbara Vasapollo

Published: Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Mar 10. doi: 10.1002/uog.17454

Early norepinephrine decreases fluid and ventilatory requirements in pediatric vasodilatory septic shock

Suchitra Ranjit, Rajeswari Yousefzadeh Natraj, Sathish Kumar Kandath, Niranjan Kissoon, Balasubramaniam Kazemnezhad Ramakrishnan, Paul E Marik

Published: Indian J Crit Care Med. 2016 Oct;20(10):561-569

Nitric oxide (NO) donors and haemodynamic changes in fetal growth restriction

Tiralongo GM, Pisani I, Vasapollo B, Khalil A, Thilaganathan B, Valensise H

Published: Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. Accepted Author Manuscript. doi:10.1002/uog.17454

Cardiac output assessment in pregnancy: comparison of two automated monitors with echocardiography

D. Vinayagam, O. Patey, B. Thilaganathan and A. Khalil

Published: Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2017; 49: 32–38


Evidence by Category

Clinical Applications

Surgery and Anaesthetics
Heart Failure
Drugs Management

Clinical Validation

Validation against Thermodilution
Validation against Echo
Validation against Transoesophagel Doppler
Validation against FICK
Validation against Artificial Heart
Validation against Blood Pressure

Laboratory Validation

Independent Laboratory Testing
Evaluation of USCOM against Flow Probes


Sports Medicine
Veterinary and Animal Research
Reliability and Reproducibility
General Validation