Kurusz, M.
May 2008
Perfusion;May2008, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p145
Academic Journal
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Puri and colleagues on a new monitoring tool for cerebral venous congestion during cardiopulmonary bypass and another by Kordis and colleagues on the benefit of a heparin-coated minimized extracorporeal circuit.


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