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Arterial oxygen and carbon dioxide tension and acute brain injury in extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation patients: Analysis of the extracorporeal life…

Abstract Background Acute brain injury (ABI) remains common after extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation (ECPR). Using a large international multicenter cohort, we investigated the impact of peri-cannulation arterial oxygen (PaO2) and carbon..

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Impact of BMI on outcomes in respiratory ECMO: an ELSO registry study

Abstract Purpose The impact of body mass index (BMI) on outcomes in respiratory failure necessitating extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) has been poorly described. We aimed to assess: (i) whether adults..

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Knowledge gaps and research priorities in adult veno‑arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: a scoping review

Abstract Purpose: This scoping review aims to identify and describe knowledge gaps and research priorities in veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VA-ECMO). Methods: An expert panel was recruited consisting of eight..

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Positive results presented from the Australian & New Zealand heart preservation study

Abstract Earlier this month, Professor David Kaye of The Alfred in Melbourne, Australia, presented late breaking science at the American Heart Association (AHA) 2022 meeting in Chicago from an ongoing..

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Tissue adhesive hemostatic microneedle arrays for rapid hemorrhage treatment

Abstract Blood loss by hemorrhaging wounds accounts for over one-third of ∼5 million trauma fatalities worldwide every year. If not controlled in a timely manner, exsanguination can take lives within..

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Acute Kidney Injury With a Miniaturized Extracorporeal Circuit for Neonatal Cardiopulmonary Bypass

Abstract Objectives The objectives of this study were to evaluate the incidence and to identify risk factors for acute kidney injury (AKI) in neonates undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) with a..

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Time course, factors related to, and prognostic impact of venoarterial extracorporeal membrane flow in cardiogenic shock

Abstract Aims Venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VA-ECMO) is currently one of the most used devices in refractory cardiogenic shock. However, there is a lack of evidence on how to set..

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Dutch trial set out to save more lives using Getinge’s Cardiohelp in prehospital care

Abstract A nationwide trial has kicked off in the Netherlands as four Mobile Medical Teams join forces to offer extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation (ECPR) as rescue therapy for refractory out-of-hospital cardiac arrest...

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Effect of Portable, In-Hospital Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation on Clinical Outcomes

Abstract The time between onset of cardiogenic shock and initiation of mechanical circulatory support is inversely related to patient survival as delays in transporting patients to the operating room (OR)..

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A novel veno-arteriovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation with double pump for the treatment of Harlequin syndrome

Abstract Objectives: The Harlequin syndrome is a complication observed in patients receiving peripheral venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. This condition is defined as a critical variation in the oxygen saturation between..

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The Choice of Protamine Sulfate Dosing Regimen for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery

Abstract Changes in hemodynamics and coagulation hemostasis during the use of protamine sulfate to neutralize heparin in a ratio of 0.5:1 in coronary artery bypass graft surgery have been studied...

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Regional analgesia for cardiac surgery

Abstract Purpose of review  Regional anesthesia is gaining attention as a valuable component of multimodal, opioid-sparing analgesia in cardiac surgery, where improving the patient's quality of recovery while minimizing the harms..

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Confirmation of Dual Lumen Cannula Position Before Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Initiation Using a Microbubbles Contrast Technique

Abstract Dual lumen cannulas (DLCs) for venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) therapy are introduced in the right internal jugular vein, passing through the superior vena cava and the right atrium (RA) down..

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Transesophageal Echocardiography Complications in Adult Cardiac Surgery: A Retrospective Cohort Study

Abstract Background Although there have been several large reviews documenting the complications following intraoperative  (TEE), most of these prior reports are almost 2 decades old and may not reflect current practices...

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A prospective randomized study comparing volume-standardized modified and conventional ultrafiltration in pediatric cardiac surgery

Abstract Background: Modified ultrafiltration has been touted as superior to conventional ultrafiltration for attenuating the consequences of hemodilution after cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass in children. We conducted a prospective randomized..

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Association between Transesophageal Echocardiography and Clinical Outcomes after Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery

Abstract Background Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery is the most widely performed cardiac surgery in the United States.  (TEE) is frequently used in a variety of cardiac surgical procedures, but..

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Enhanced recovery after minimally invasive heart valve surgery: Early and midterm outcomes

Abstract Background: Although the use of protocols for "enhanced recovery after surgery" (ERAS) have been associated with improved results in different surgical specialties, only a few data are available for ERAS..

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Acute kidney injury following cardiopulmonary bypass in Jamaica

Abstract Objectives The study objectives were to describe the incidence, risk factors, and outcomes of acute kidney injury after cardiopulmonary bypass in Jamaica. Method We performed a review of the..

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Impact of occurrence of cardiac arrest in the donor on long-term outcomes of pediatric heart transplantation

Abstract Objective: The impact of cardiac arrest in the donor on long-term outcomes of pediatric heart transplantation has not been studied. Methods: The UNOS database was queried for primary pediatric heart transplantation..

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Fifteen-minute consultation: When to consider extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

Abstract Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is a form of organ support which is used for severe, potentially reversible respiratory, cardiac or cardiorespiratory failure. While it is associated with significant risk..

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Anticoagulation polyvinyl chloride extracorporeal circulation catheters for heparin-free treatment†

Abstract Extracorporeal circulation (ECC) catheters have potential to be blood compatible and could be used to prevent thrombotic occlusion. Here, we produced heparin-mimicking anticoagulation PVC tubing on a large scale..

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In-hospital and 6-month outcomes in patients with COVID-19 supported with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (EuroECMO-COVID): a multicentre, prospective observational study

Abstract Background Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) has been widely used in patients with COVID-19, but uncertainty remains about the determinants of in-hospital mortality and data on post-discharge outcomes are scarce...

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A prospective randomized study of a modified technique of ultrafiltration during pediatric open-heart surgery

Abstract Conventional ultrafiltration (UF) fails to reverse satisfactorily hemodilution and the rise in total body water (TBW) seen after cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB). We have modified the technique, timing, and placement..

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Targeting the contact system in a rabbit model of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

Abstract Previous studies suggested that contact pathway factors drive thrombosis in mechanical circulation. We used a rabbit model of veno-arterial extracorporeal circulation (VA-ECMO) to evaluate the role of factors XI..

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Modified ultrafiltration in surgical correction of congenital heart disease with cardiopulmonary bypass

Abstract The surgical correction of congenital heart disease using haemodilution and hypothermia with cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) may expose patients to tissue ischaemia and initiate a systemic inflammatory response, increasing the..

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Surgical Maneuver for Ventricular Septal Defect Exposure During Congenital Heart Surgery Through the Right Axillary Transverse Minithoracotomy

Abstract Right axillary transverse minithoracotomy is not conventionally used for ventricular septal defect (VSD) repair because of complicated VSD exposure and the need for a temporary tricuspid valve leaflet detachment..

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Heparin Resistance During Cardiopulmonary Bypass in Adult Cardiac Surgery

Abstract The use of heparin for anticoagulation has changed the face of cardiac surgery by allowing a bloodless and motionless surgical field throughout the introduction of cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB). However,..

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A successful modification of ultrafiltration for cardiopulmonary bypass in children

Abstract Total body water (TBW) is increased after cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) resulting in tissue oedema and organ dysfunction. Ultrafiltration has been used to reduce this accumulation of water, although conventional..

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The cost of blood: a study of the total cost of red blood cell transfusion in patients with β-thalassemia using…

Abstract BACKGROUND To accurately quantify the costs of care for patients with transfusion-dependent thalassemia (TDT), and to evaluate cost-effectiveness of new treatments, data are required on costs of regular red..

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Cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass markedly lowers SARS-COV-2 antibody titer

Abstract Background This study aims to investigate the effect of cardiopulmonary bypass on antibody titers in patients vaccinated against the severe acute respiratory syndrome-coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) undergoing cardiac surgery with..

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