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What does PAC stand for?

PAC stands for Pulmonary Artery Catheterization

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Accurate predictors of responsiveness to fluid administration are therefore needed in the operating theatre, especially since haemodynamic parameters obtained through standard pulmonary artery catheterization (PAC) for preload and volume status assessment are becoming increasingly questioned.
Prior to BioZ technology, physicians had to either base their decisions on subjective assessment or get the information they needed through an invasive and risky (irregular heart beat, infection, death) procedure called pulmonary artery catheterization (PAC), requiring an incision in the neck and a catheter (plastic tube) inserted in the patient's heart.