postpump syndrome

postpump syndrome

Cardiology A complication of cardiopulmonary bypass characterized by multiorgan dysfunction in the early post-operative period, systemic inflammation with ↑ capillary permeability, interstitial edema, leukocytosis, fever, renal dysfunction, hemolysis, vasoconstriction and possibly ↑ susceptibility to infection. Cf Postperfusion syndrome.
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