Highly positive intraoperative fluid balance during cardiac surgery is associated with adverse outcome

Toraman F. , Evrenkaya S., Yuce M., Turek O., Aksoy N., Karabulut H. , ...More

PERFUSION-UK, vol.19, no.2, pp.85-91, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1191/0267659104pf723oa
  • Title of Journal : PERFUSION-UK
  • Page Numbers: pp.85-91


Hemodilution and increase in capillary permeability occurring with cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) impose a risk for tissue edema and blood transfusion that may result in an increased complication rate after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG).