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Leukocyte Depletion in Cardiac Surgery and Cardiology

Leukocyte Depletion in Cardiac Surgery and Cardiology


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ISBN-13: 9783805572811
Publisher: Karger, S. Inc.
Publication date: 01/28/2002
Pages: 158
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

General Considerations
Leukocyte Biology and Pathogenicity in Cardiac Surgery and Cardiology: The Need for Leukocyte Depletion1
Leukocyte-Mediated Cerebral Disorders during and after Cardiac Surgery13
Mechanisms and Technical Aspects of Leukocyte Depletion16
Transfusion and Transplantation
Transfusion: Pathology and Relevance of Leukocyte Reduction33
Immunopathogenicity in Heart, Heart-Lung Transplantation: Relevance of Leukocyte Depletion44
Pathogenicity of Cardiopulmonary Bypass and Concepts of Leukocyte Filtration47
Reperfusion Injury during Cardiopulmonary Bypass54
Mechanism and Strategy of Leukocyte Depletion during Cardiopulmonary Bypass Surgery78
Leukocyte Filters in Perfusion89
Strategic Leukocyte Filtration: Clinical and Experimental Experience101
Hypoxia, Reoxygenation, and the Role of Leukodepletion in the Intraoperative Management of Congenital Heart Disease111
Myocardial Protection
Blood Cardioplegia and Reperfusion135
Leukocyte Filters: Now and Then
Future Perspectives to Limit the Pathogenicity of Leukocytes in Cardiac Surgery and Cardiology147
Author Index154
Subject Index155

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