Intraoperative transcranial doppler ultrasonography monitoring of cerebral blood flow during coronary artery bypass grafting.

@article{Kosir2011IntraoperativeTD,
  title={Intraoperative transcranial doppler ultrasonography monitoring of cerebral blood flow during coronary artery bypass grafting.},
  author={Gorazd Kosir and Erih Tetickovic},
  journal={Acta clinica Croatica},
  year={2011},
  volume={50 1},
  pages={5-11}
}
Perioperative neurologic events in heart surgery are the most devastating complications. Brain is the only organ not routinely monitored by any direct method during the administration of anesthesia. Brain monitoring with transcranial Doppler is of particular value when the brain is at risk of cerebral hyper- or hypoperfusion, gaseous or particulate embolization, or their combined effects. The main aim of this study was to assess cerebral blood flow differences and patterns during off-pump… CONTINUE READING
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