Gut perfusion during cardiac surgery

Journal Article (Journal)

It has been demonstrated that derangements of gut mucosal perfusion and function commonly occur during cardiac surgery. The exact relationship between these observations and the development of postoperative organ dysfunction are areas of debate. However, therapeutic stratagies aimed at maintaining gut perfusion have been associated with a better outcome.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Welsby, I; Mythen, MG

Published Date

  • April 8, 1997

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 10 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 34 - 39

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0952-7907

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00001503-199702000-00010

Citation Source

  • Scopus