Cardiopulmonary bypass

Joanna Chikwe, David Tom Cooke and Aaron Weiss

in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199642830
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191742842 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks in Surgery

Cardiopulmonary bypass

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Cardiopulmonary bypass circuit 1 - Cardiopulmonary bypass circuit 2 - Pathophysiology of bypass - Technique of aortic cannulation - Technique of venous cannulation - Conduct of bypass - Weaning from bypass - Emergency bypass scenarios 1 - Emergency bypass scenarios 2 - Alternative approaches - Myocardial protection - Cerebral and spinal protection

Complications of bypass are discussed together with off-pump surgery on pp. ECMO is described on . Ventricular assist devices are discussed on . Myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury, stunning, and hibernation are discussed on –. Spinal cord protection is discussed in more detail on .

Chapter.  10921 words. 

Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery ; Anaesthetics ; Operating Department Practice

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