Use of cardiopulmonary bypass in studies of the circulation.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

In summary, CPB provides a complex set of physiological circumstances during which the patient is subjected to severe physiological alterations with surprisingly few adverse sequelae. Our ultimate goal in performing medical research is to provide scientific insights that improve patient care. Results of studies of animal models may not always be applicable to man. Although CPB possesses faults inherent to any experimental model, it nonetheless provides a unique opportunity to study safely and effectively a variety of physiological and pharmacological variables that affect cardiovascular functions in man.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Levy, JH; Hug, CC

Published Date

  • 1988

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 60 / 8 Suppl 1

Start / End Page

  • 35S - 37S

PubMed ID

  • 3284563

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0007-0912

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1093/bja/60.suppl_1.35s


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England