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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Deep hypothermia around 32[degrees]C may increase the risk for severe cardiocirculatory complications [1, 2].
Mao, "Role of Nrf2 signal pathway in rats with deep hypothermia ischemia/reperfusion injury undergoing remote postconditioning," Genetics and Molecular Research, vol.
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. Am J Med Sci 1964;248:290-303.
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.
The extensive cooling and rewarming periods for aortic arch repair in deep hypothermia, not only extend the already long CPB and operative times but also increase CPB related negative side-effects (hemolysis, platelet dysfunction, coagulation disorder, impaired cerebral autoregulation and brain edema (4,5).
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.
Accidental deep hypothermia. N Engl J Med 1998;338:1160-2.