Chapter 13. Special Considerations During Cardiac Surgery

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

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692288.ch13

Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery, Third Edition

Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery, Third Edition

How to Cite

DiNardo, J. A. and Zvara, D. A. (2007) Special Considerations During Cardiac Surgery, in Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery, Third Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692288.ch13

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



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  • arotic arch;
  • neuronal injury;
  • oxyhemoglobin;
  • tissue oxygenation


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  • Hematocrit on CPB and transfusion of blood products

  • Neurologic outcome following cardiac surgery

  • Renal function

  • Inflammatory sequalae of cardiac surgery and CPB

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