Andinet M Mengistu

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INTRODUCTION Several studies have shown that goal-directed hemodynamic and fluid optimization may result in improved outcome. However, the methods used were either invasive or had other limitations.(More)
BACKGROUND Thermodilution technique using a pulmonary artery catheter (PAC) is a widely used method to determine cardiac output (CO). It is increasingly criticized because of its invasiveness and its(More)
BACKGROUND Increased inorganic fluoride levels after methoxyflurane exposure in the 1970s and prolonged intraoperative sevoflurane use have been suggested to be potentially nephrotoxic. In the(More)
OBJECTIVES Impaired hemostasis of multiple etiologies are often present in patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) surgery. Platelet dysfunction is considered to be important in the early(More)