Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery - Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CBP)

Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery - Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CBP) is a topic covered in the Clinical Anesthesia Procedures.

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CBP is used to temporarily perform the functions of the heart (circulation of blood) and lungs (gas exchange) during surgical procedures on the heart and great vessels. It involves a pump and oxygenator connected through an extracorporeal circuit that provides oxygenated blood flow to the systemic circulation, bypassing the heart and lungs.

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CBP is used to temporarily perform the functions of the heart (circulation of blood) and lungs (gas exchange) during surgical procedures on the heart and great vessels. It involves a pump and oxygenator connected through an extracorporeal circuit that provides oxygenated blood flow to the systemic circulation, bypassing the heart and lungs.

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