Vasoplegic syndrome after open heart surgery.

@article{Gomes1998VasoplegicSA,
  title={Vasoplegic syndrome after open heart surgery.},
  author={Walter J. Gomes and Ant{\^o}nio C Carvalho and Jos{\'e} Hon{\'o}rio Palma and Carlos Alberto Teles and Jo{\~a}o Nelson Rodrigues Branco and Marcelo Grandini Silas and Enio Buffolo},
  journal={The Journal of cardiovascular surgery},
  year={1998},
  volume={39 5},
  pages={
          619-23
        }
}
BACKGROUND A new form of postperfusion manifestation is detailed, a vasoplegic syndrome presenting in the postoperative period after cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) heart surgery. METHODS This retrospective study included sixteen patients who underwent cardiovascular surgery using CPB and exhibited clinical and hemodynamic features compatible with vasoplegic syndrome. The technique of CPB was hypothermic (28 degrees C) in 15 and normothermic in 1 patient, and hypothermic blood cardioplegia was… CONTINUE READING

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