Ventilation during cardiopulmonary bypass for prevention of respiratory insufficiency


BACKGROUND Cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) is necessary for most cardiac surgery, which may lead to postoperative lung injury. The objective of this paper is to systematically evaluate whether ventilation during CPB would benefit patients undergoing cardiac surgery. METHODS We searched randomized controlled trials (RCTs) through PubMed, Embase, and Cochrane… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MD.0000000000006454


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