Cardiopulmonary bypass management and neurologic outcomes: an evidence-based appraisal of current practices.

@article{Hogue2006CardiopulmonaryBM,
  title={Cardiopulmonary bypass management and neurologic outcomes: an evidence-based appraisal of current practices.},
  author={Charles W. Hogue and Christopher A Palin and Joseph E Arrowsmith},
  journal={Anesthesia and analgesia},
  year={2006},
  volume={103 1},
  pages={21-37}
}
Neurologic complications after cardiac surgery are of growing importance for an aging surgical population. In this review, we provide a critical appraisal of the impact of current cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) management strategies on neurologic complications. Other than the use of 20-40 microm arterial line filters and membrane oxygenators, newer modifications of the basic CPB apparatus or the use of specialized equipment or procedures (including hypothermia and "tight" glucose control) have… CONTINUE READING