Is the venoarterial carbondioxide gradient and lactate predictor of inadequate tissue perfusion during cardiopulmonary bypass?

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Toraman F. , Ozgen Z. S. , Senay S. , Gullu U., Karabulut H. , Alhan C.

Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, vol.20, no.3, pp.474-479, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2012.092
  • Title of Journal : Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Page Numbers: pp.474-479


Background: In this study, we aimed to investigate the possible relationship between the venoarterial gradient of carbon dioxide (Dv-a PCO2) and lactate during cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB).