Coagulation and fibrinolytic protein kinetics in cardiopulmonary bypass.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

The development of Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB) catopulted the field of cardiothoracic surgery into a new dimension--one that changed the lives of individuals with congenital and acquired heart disease worldwide. Despite its contributions, CPB has clear limitations and creates unique challenges for clinicians and patients alike, stemming from profound hemostatic pertubations and accompanying risk for bleeding and possibly thrombotic complications.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Yavari, M; Becker, RC

Published Date

  • January 2009

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 27 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 95 - 104

PubMed ID

  • 18214639

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0929-5305

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s11239-007-0187-5


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Netherlands