Cardiac output measurement

Cardiac output measurement

Cardiac output measurement Philips CCO/C.O. cardiac output module supports the clinical "gold standard" intermittent right heart thermodilution method or continuous PiCCO® technology.

Right heart thermodilution provides a thermodilution curve and the following numerics:

  • Cardiac output
  • Cardiac index


The module's built-in algorithms analyze the cardiac output curve. Automatic alerts can help the clinician decide which output curves to accept.

Traditional right heart thermodilution
Features of the cardiac output module include:

  • Up to six cardiac output curves and values simultaneously displayed
  • Seven curve alerts
  • Intuitive User Interface for accepting or rejecting curves
  • Injectate temperature display
  • Computation constant
  • Selected curves averaged



PiCCO is a registered trademark of Pulsion Medical Systems AG


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