[Mannitol reduces plasma hydrogen peroxide free radical in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery].

During the procedure of coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG), the release of free oxygen radicals as a result of ischemia and reperfusion which plants the seeds of post-operative low cardiac output and arrhythmias has grave consequence on the reestablishment of cardiac function. A variety of chemical agents such as mannitol, allopurinol, catalase (Q… (More)