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MUSC Update on Perfusion Conference

MUSC 21st Annual Update on Perfusion Conference. The Cardiovascular Perfusion program at MUSC will be hosting the 21st Annual Update on Perfusion Conference, October 24-26, 2019 in Charleston, SC. As one of the longest running multi-disciplinary scientific programs, The Update on Perfusion Conference features the industry’s most contemporary techniques and emerging technological advancements. Conference delegates…

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CREF 2019: The 39th Annual Cardiothoracic Surgery Symposium

The international, interdisciplinary 39th Annual Cardiothoracic Surgery Symposium (CREF 2019) focuses on the science and techniques of cardiopulmonary bypass and extracorporeal perfusion. The conference offers cutting-edge presentations, interactive discussions, case presentations, hands-on workshops, and extracurricular education on topics related to cardiac surgery, cardiopulmonary bypass, extracorporeal perfusion, and extracorporeal life support. The 39th Annual Cardiothoracic Surgery…

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Effect of Ultrafiltration on Extravascular Lung Water Assessed by Lung Ultrasound in Children Undergoing Cardiac Surgery: A Randomized Prospective Study

Ultrafiltration has been shown to decrease total body water and postoperative blood loss and improve the alveolar to arterial oxygen gradient and pulmonary compliance. This study investigated whether conventional ultrafiltration during CPB in paediatric heart surgeries influences post-bypass extravascular lung water (EVLW) assessed by lung ultrasound (LUS).

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What is Cardiopulmonary Bypass?

Cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) is a technique that temporarily takes over the function of the heart and lungs during surgery, maintaining the circulation of blood and the oxygen content of the body.

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