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Erratum to: The cardiovascular reserve index (CVRI) - a surrogate index in predicting heat tolerance

Extreme Physiology & Medicine20154:20

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The original article was published in Extreme Physiology & Medicine 2015 4:A158

Erratum to: Extreme Physiology & Medicine 2015, 4(Suppl 1):A158 DOI 10.1186/2046-7648-4-S1-A158

The original version of this article [1] unfortunately contained an error in the equation present in the "Methods" section. The correct equation reads:

$$ {\text{CVRI}} = 100\; \cdot \;\left( {{\text{MAP}} - {\text{CVP}}} \right)/\left( {{\text{HR}}^{2}\; \cdot \;{\text{BSA}}} \right) $$



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Authors’ Affiliations

Heller Institute of Medical Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
Department of Epidemiology, Beilinson Medical Centre, Petah Tiqva, Israel


  1. Epstein Y, Mazgaoker S, Atias D, Yanovich R, Gabbay U, Heled Y. The cardiovascular reserve index (CVRI) - a surrogate index in predicting heat tolerance. Extrem Physiol Med. 2015;4(Suppl 1):A158. doi:10.1186/2046-7648-4-S1-A158.PubMed CentralView ArticleGoogle Scholar


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