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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He had been missing for hours and was desperately close to death, suffering from deep hypothermia.
Enter deep hypothermia, dropping body temperature to around 50 degrees.
He says the big question is whether deep hypothermia can help in the chaos of real-life trauma when "the blood has already been lost and you're trying to do catch-up.
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).
With adequately preserved cerebral blood flow, it is possible to perform proximal arch reconstructions with a more physiologic temperature level, so that the advantage of ACP is not attenuated by the drawbacks of the deep hypothermia.
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.
The effect of L-arginine on myocardial recovery after cardioplegic arrest and ischemia under moderate and deep hypothermia.
The current general 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.
These results suggest that there is an important potential role for deep hypothermia and fully synthetic solutions in rescuing patients following severe trauma," said Dr.
In this study, whole body perfusion with cold, oxygenated Hextend was shown to protect the heart and brain of laboratory animals during four hours of deep hypothermia.