Key messages

• Mixed venous oxygen saturation is an accurate direct measurement.

• Mixed venous oxygen saturation provides information about adequacy of supply that is not available from other monitors.

• Mixed venous oxygen saturation requires pulmonary artery catheterization, with attendant risks.

• Mixed venous oxygen saturation obviates the need for inaccurate derived hemodynamic variables.

• There is no clear evidence of outcome benefit to support its use.

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