Tag: heart surgery

Reducing a Bypass Pump’s ‘Prime Volume’ a Good Practice—Up to a Point

Bypass pump prime volume

Study findings, “The Unintended Consequences of Over-Reducing Cardiopulmonary Bypass Circuit Prime Volume,” were published in the…

What Protects the Heart During Surgery Also Impacts Blood Sugar Levels

Blood Glucose Levels

Review the study findings, “Does the Type of Cardioplegia Solution Affect Intraoperative Glucose Levels? A Propensity-Matched…