A review of leukofiltration in cardiac surgery: the time course of reperfusion injury may facilitate study design of anti-inflammatory effects

Ortolano, Girolamo A.; Aldea, Gabriel S.; Lilly, Kevin; O'Gara, Paul; Alkon, Joseph D.; Madera, Frederick; Murad, Tarek; Altenbern, Charles P.; Tritt, Charles S.; Capetandes, Anthony; Gikakis, Nicolas S.; Wenz, Barry; Shemin, Richard J.; Downey III, Francis X.
May 2002
Perfusion;May2002 Supplement 1, Vol. 17, p53
Academic Journal
Describes the time course of reperfusion injury that facilitates the study of anti-inflammatory effects of leukofiltration in cardiac surgery. Description of a systemic inflammatory response syndrome; Reduction of leucocytes using filtration; Pathogenesis of reperfusion injury.


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