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The effect of intestinal hypoperfusion on intestinal absorption and permeability during cardiopulmonary bypass.

Authors
  • Ohri, S K
  • Somasundaram, S
  • Koak, Y
  • Macpherson, A
  • Keogh, B E
  • Taylor, K M
  • Menzies, I S
  • Bjarnason, I
Type
Published Article
Journal
Gastroenterology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Feb 01, 1994
Volume
106
Issue
2
Pages
318–323
Identifiers
PMID: 8299899
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Cardiopulmonary bypass, while maintaining generally acceptable levels of hemodynamic performance, is associated with significant intestinal hypoperfusion and malabsorption of monosaccharides, which may have implications for enteral drug treatment in the immediate postoperative period.

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