Document Detail


Pathophysiological aspects of cardiotomy suction usage.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20581028     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Cardiotomy suction is used for preservation of autologous blood during on-pump cardiac surgery at present. Controversially, the exclusion of cardiotomy suction in some types of operations (coronary artery bypass surgery) is not necessarily associated with an increased transfusion requirement. On the other hand, the use of cardiotomy suction causes an amplification of systemic inflammatory response and a resulting coagulopathy, as well as exacerbation of the microembolic load and hemolysis. This leads to a tendency towards increased blood loss, transfusion requirement and organ dysfunction. On the basis of these facts, it is appropriate to reconsider routine use of cardiotomy suction in on-pump coronary artery surgery.
Authors:
Vladimir Svitek; Vladimir Lonsky; Faraz Anjum
Related Documents :
11533588 - Contribution of the southern association for vascular surgery to the scientific literat...
15621478 - Total arterial revascularisation: effect of avoiding cardiopulmonary bypass on in-hospi...
20696588 - Coronary stenting for iatrogenic stenosis of the left main coronary artery post-aortic ...
14529998 - Expanded use of suction and stabilization devices in cardiothoracic surgery.
24415218 - The valsalva graft in aortic valve repair and replacement.
14528438 - Diagnosis of arterial occlusive disease of the upper extremities: comparison of color d...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Perfusion     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1477-111X     ISO Abbreviation:  Perfusion     Publication Date:  2010 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8700166     Medline TA:  Perfusion     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  147-52     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Anesthesiology, Resuscitation and Intensive Care of Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Medicine in Hradec Kralove, University Hospital in Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic. vladimirsvitek@centrum.cz
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Mini extracorporeal circuit cardiopulmonary bypass system: a review.
Next Document:  Surgical treatment of tricuspid valve endocarditis: a single-centre experience.