[Protective effect of pyrrolidine dithiocarbamate on erythrocytes during canine cardiopulmonary bypass].

OBJECTIVE To investigate the protective effect of pyrrolidine dithiocarbamate (PDTC) on erythrocytes during canine cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB). METHODS Twelve adult healthy dogs undergoing CPB were randomly divided into the control group (n = 6) and the PDTC group (n = 6). In the PDTC group, PDTC 30 mg/kg was administered intravenously before CPB. Dogs… CONTINUE READING