Cardiopulmonary Bypass Strategy for a Cyanotic Child With Hemoglobin SC Disease.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Hemoglobin SC (HbSC) disease is a hemoglobinopathy that may produce sickling under conditions of hypoxemia, dehydration, and acidosis. We present a case of HbSC disease and tricuspid atresia, type IB. We describe management by cardiopulmonary bypass CPB using exchange transfusion at initiation of bypass and fractionation of collected blood, allowing platelet and plasma apheresis, as an option for patients unable to undergo this procedure off pump.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Machovec, KA; Jaquiss, RDB; Kaemmer, DD; Ames, WA; Homi, HM; Walczak, RJ; Lodge, AJ; Jooste, EH

Published Date

  • June 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 101 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 2373 - 2375

PubMed ID

  • 27211949

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1552-6259

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.09.046


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Netherlands