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Cytokine release and neutrophil activation are not prevented by heparin-coated circuits and aprotinin administration.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery
0003-4975
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
69
Issue
4
Pages
1084–1091
Identifiers
PMID: 10800798
Source
Medline
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Abstract

CPB is associated with cytokine release and neutrophil activation, which are not attenuated by the use of heparin-coated circuits or by the administration of aprotinin. Aprotinin and heparin-coated circuits do not show additive effects.

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