deep hypothermia

deep hypothermia

Cardiovascular surgery An induced ↓ of a Pt's core body temperature, to slow metabolism during major surgery. See Cardiopulmonary bypass.
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CTEPH may be cured by PEA surgery, which involves a heart-lung bypass, full cardiac arrest and deep hypothermia.
The baby who developed deep hypothermia though active cooling was not performed was transported in a cold winter day and the babies whose rectal temperatures were above 35[degrees]C were transported on hot summer days.
He had been missing for hours and was desperately close to death, suffering from deep hypothermia.
Electrocardiographic changes occurring in rapidly induced deep hypothermia.
Enter deep hypothermia, dropping body temperature to around 50 degrees.
Cardiovascular operation using deep hypothermia with total circulatory arrest for aortic repair may be associated with an even higher risk of fetal mortality.
consensus seems to be that with moderate hypothermia (down to 30[degrees]C -32[degrees]C) the alpha-stat method is preferred while with deep hypothermia (below 30[degrees]C) the pH-stat method may be preferred to better maintain cerebral oxygenation.
A 32[degrees]C mild hypothermia (MH) as a new concept for brain protection was used to avoid the negative side effects of deep hypothermia for aortic arch repair (4).
Deep hypothermia (15-22[degrees]C) is known to have serious adverse effects such as hemorrhagic, cardiac, and systemic complications and generally is not used.
The patient's treatment involved acute normovolemic hemodilution (ANH), followed by the induction of deep hypothermia and 27 minutes of cardiac arrest, during which the tumor was removed.
7 Grieep and his colleagues performed the first succesful surgical management in chronic aortic dissections with deep hypothermia and total circulatory arrest in 1975.
The effect of L-arginine on myocardial recovery after cardioplegic arrest and ischemia under moderate and deep hypothermia.