The effects of aprotinin and steroids on generation of cytokines during coronary artery surgery


Turkoz A. , Cigli A., But K., Sezgin N., Turkoz R., Gulcan O., ...More

JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC AND VASCULAR ANESTHESIA, vol.15, no.5, pp.603-610, 2001 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1053/jcan.2001.26539
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC AND VASCULAR ANESTHESIA
  • Page Numbers: pp.603-610

Abstract

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.