Correlation between blood lactate and regional cerebral oxygen saturation in complex cardiac pathology neonates and infants: the effect on extubation time and ICU stay

Karaaslan P., Unlukaplan A., Gokay B. V. , Darcin K., Hizarci B., Bozkaya T. A. , ...More

BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH-INDIA, vol.28, no.7, pp.3101-3107, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Page Numbers: pp.3101-3107


Background: The monitoring of regional cerebral O-2 saturation (rSO(2)) with near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) is a noninvasive technique to measure tissue oxygenation in the brain. It may be an effective monitoring technique in the early diagnosis of pre-, intra-and post-operative insufficient oxygen supply to the brain in surgery for congenital heart diseases. In pediatric patients, a variety of clinical and laboratory parameters, including serum lactate and regional cerebral oxygen saturation, may be helpful in monitoring global tissue and cerebral oxygen delivery and consumption.