Pediatric cardiopulmonary bypass devices: trends in device use for cardiopulmonary bypass and postcardiotomy support.


Cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) devices and techniques have continuously evolved. We have conducted surveys that chronicle the changes in CPB devices and techniques used at North American pediatric cardiac surgery centers since 1989. The aim of this article is to describe trends in cardiopulmonary bypass device use during cardiac surgery and changes in the… (More)