JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC AND VASCULAR ANESTHESIA, vol.15, no.5, pp.603-610, 2001 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC AND VASCULAR ANESTHESIA
Objectives: To compare the efficacy of aprotinin and methylprednisolone in reducing cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB)-induced cytokine release, to evaluate the effect of myocardial cytokine release on systemic cytokine levels, and to determine the influence of cytokine release on perioperative and postoperative hemodynamics.