Can ventilation while on cardiopulmonary bypass improve post-operative lung function for patients undergoing cardiac surgery?

@article{Salmasi2005CanVW,
  title={Can ventilation while on cardiopulmonary bypass improve post-operative lung function for patients undergoing cardiac surgery?},
  author={Mohammad Y Salmasi and Adrian Levine and Joel Dunning},
  journal={Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={4 5},
  pages={442-6}
}
A best evidence topic in cardiac surgery was written according to a structured protocol. The question addressed was whether ventilation during cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) improves post-operative lung function. Altogether 187 relevant papers were identified using the below mentioned search, 9 papers represented the best evidence to answer the question. The author, journal, date and country of publication, patient group studied, study type, relevant outcomes, results and study weaknesses were… CONTINUE READING