Systemic hypothermia became a major problem in one of our patients undergoing postcardiotomy mechanical circulatory support with a centrifugal pump. We have developed a technique to prevent systemic hypothermia in this setting by applying an adapted topical cardiac cooling device to the centrifugal pump heads.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||1|
|Journal||Annals of Thoracic Surgery|
|State||Published - 1987|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine