Patient-Centered Cardiopulmonary Bypass Concepts


  • Stephen M. Wildhirt



This review outlines and discusses the newest technologies used for cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) including changes in pump technology, oxygenators, filters, and priming. In addition, evidence-based and experience-based procedures are presented in line with the recommendations given on what CPB-related practices are safe and effective.


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Wildhirt, S. M. (2009). Patient-Centered Cardiopulmonary Bypass Concepts. The Heart Surgery Forum, 12(3), E168-E174.