Daniel A Buda

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OBJECTIVE To determine if the Trillium Biopassive Surface (Medtronic Cardiopulmonary, Minneapolis, MN) coating added to the cardiopulmonary bypass oxygenator reduces inflammatory mediators, blood loss, and transfusion requirements. DESIGN Prospective, randomized, and blinded human trial. SETTING Tertiary care academic medical center. PARTICIPANTS(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the effect of heparin-coated circuits on bleeding, transfusion, and platelet count in patients undergoing primary coronary artery bypass grafting with full heparinization. DESIGN Randomized, double-blind study. SETTING Tertiary-care academic medical center. PARTICIPANTS Eighty-eight patients undergoing coronary artery bypass(More)
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