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3 Development of pulmonary complications after cardiopulmonary bypass is multi-factorial; alteration in the function of chest muscles and wall due to median sternotomy, systemic inflammatory response syndrome initiated by establishing cardiopulmonary bypass, phrenic nerve damage caused by administration of cold saline in the pericardial cavity during cardiac arrest and alveolar edema caused by left ventricular distension and elevated pressure in the pulmonary vasculature are considered the main contributing factors for this lethal complication.
Outcome with high blood lactate levels during cardiopulmonary bypass in adult cardiac operation.
Extensive coverage of the Cardiopulmonary Bypass Equipment under development
The use of heparin-less cardiopulmonary bypass has led to a significant decrease in morbidity and mortality compared to the conventional clamp and sew technique and passive shunting technique in patients with traumatic aortic rupture.
Subsequently, ACT was monitored every half hourly during cardiopulmonary bypass.
Such is the case with acute damage, for example from stimulation of the complement pathway by cardiopulmonary bypass surgery.
Objective: To study the effects of low volume ventilation during cardiopulmonary bypass on postoperative pulmonary outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting.
Objective: To determine the accuracy of peripheral (radial) arterial access as compared to central (femoral) arterial access for measurement of invasive blood pressure (IBP) in critically ill patients after cardiopulmonary bypass.
Perfusion for Congenital Heart Surgery: Notes on Cardiopulmonary Bypass for a Complex Patient Population
The Nairobi Hospital has acquired a new Heart-Lung Machine, called the Cardiopulmonary Bypass Machine (CBM).

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