Chapter 10. Management of Cardiopulmonary Bypass

  1. James A. DiNardo MD1 and
  2. David A. Zvara MD2

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692288.ch10

Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery, Third Edition

Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery, Third Edition

How to Cite

DiNardo, J. A. and Zvara, D. A. (2007) Management of Cardiopulmonary Bypass, in Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery, Third Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692288.ch10

Author Information

  1. 1

    Clinical Co-Director of Cardiac Anesthesia, Department of Anesthesia, Children's Hospital Bostan, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, USA

  2. 2

    Jay J. Jacoby Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesiology, The Ohio State University, 410 West 10th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio, 43210, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405153638

Online ISBN: 9780470692288



  • cardiopulmonary bypass;
  • pressure gradient;
  • venous drainage;
  • air lock;
  • arterial inflow


This chapter contains section titled:

  • The CPB circuit

  • Preparation for CPB

  • Commencing CPB

  • Conduct of CPB

  • Recommendations for conduct of CPB

  • Preparation for termination of CPB

  • Termination of CPB

  • Post-CPB management

  • Post-CPB bleeding and point of care testing

  • Decannulation

  • Pericardial and chest closure

  • Management of unusual problems on CPB

  • Suggested reading