Does the use of a centrifugal pump offer any additional benefit for patients having open heart surgery?

@article{Marafioti2006DoesTU,
  title={Does the use of a centrifugal pump offer any additional benefit for patients having open heart surgery?},
  author={Teresa Marafioti and James Williams Tyrrell and Andreas J Hoschtitzky and Joel Dunning},
  journal={Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={
          128-34
        }
}
A best evidence topic in cardiac surgery was written according to a structured protocol. The question addressed was whether a centrifugal pump is better than a roller pump in patients undergoing cardiac surgery. Altogether 93 papers were identified using the below mentioned search, of which 15 papers presented the best evidence to answer the clinical question. The author, journal, date and country of publication, patient group, relevant outcomes and weaknesses were tabulated. We conclude that… CONTINUE READING
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