Modified ultrafiltration reduces postoperative morbidity after cavopulmonary connection.

@article{Koutlas1997ModifiedUR,
  title={Modified ultrafiltration reduces postoperative morbidity after cavopulmonary connection.},
  author={Theodore C. Koutlas and J. William Gaynor and Susan C. Nicolson and James M. Steven and Gil Wernovsky and Thomas L. Spray},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={1997},
  volume={64 1},
  pages={37-42; discussion 43}
}
BACKGROUND Modified ultrafiltration reduces the deleterious effects of cardiopulmonary bypass in children. Patients undergoing repair of single-ventricle cardiac anomalies may be particularly sensitive to these adverse effects, and benefit from the use of modified ultrafiltration. METHODS From January 1995 to June 1996, 120 consecutive cavopulmonary… CONTINUE READING