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Cardiopulmonary Bypass | Blood Required to Prime Extracorporeal Circuit

Purpose:

To calculate the amount of blood needed to prime the extracorporeal circuit prior to cardiopulmonary bypass.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases, Interventional Cardiology, Pediatric Cardiology, Thoracic Surgery

Objective:

other testing, surgery

ICD-10:

I05-I09, I34, I35, I36, I37, I38

Description:

The amount of blood required to prime the extracorporeal circuit of a heart-lung bypass machine can be estimated from several features of the patient and the circuit.

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