Pulmonary protection during cardiac surgery: Systematic literature review

Enisa M.F. Carvalho, Edmo A. Gabriel, Tomas A. Salerno

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Ischemia-reperfusion injury occurs during heart surgery in which cardiopulmonary bypass is used. Current knowledge of the factors contributing to postoperative pulmonary dysfunction and the measures to avoid it are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)503-507
Number of pages5
JournalAsian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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