TITLE

The inflammatory response to CPB: the role of leukocyte filtration

AUTHOR(S)
Asimakopoulos, George
PUB. DATE
May 2002
SOURCE
Perfusion;May2002 Supplement 1, Vol. 17, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the role of leukocyte filtration on the inflammatory response to cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB). Reduction of leukocyte activation and deleterious effects on organ function following cardiac surgery; Controversy on the efficacy of CPB in attenuating the effects of inflammatory response; Involvement of activation of blood components and endothelium.
ACCESSION #
6756624

 

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