Cardiopulmonary bypass and the brain


Book Section

© 2004 by Taylor & Francis Group, LLC. The utilization of cardiopulmonary bypass to allow surgery on the heart was first described in the middle part of the last century (Dennis et al., 1951; Gibbon, 1954). Since that time, considerable advancements have been made not only in our understanding of cardiac physiology and surgical technique but also in the technical aspects of cardiopulmonary bypass. This has resulted in an improvement in overall morbidity and mortality as well as overall quality of life after cardiac surgery.

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Mackensen, GB; Grocott, HP; Newman, MF

Published Date

  • January 1, 2004

Book Title

  • Techniques in Extracorporeal Circulation, Fourth Edition

Start / End Page

  • 148 - 176

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9780340807231

Citation Source

  • Scopus