Intraoperative vasoplegia: methylene blue to the rescue!

Intraoperative vasoplegia: methylene blue to the rescue!

Click the title to purchase the article.

Summary:

"MTB should be considered during vasoplegic syndrome in cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass and usage may be more effective in an early critical window, prior to end-organ hypoperfusion. Other perioperative scenarios of MTB use show promise, but additional studies are required to develop formative conclusions."1


1. Intraoperative vasoplegia: methylene blue to the rescue!
McCartney SL, Duce L, Ghadimi K.
Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2017 Nov 15. [Epub ahead of print]

 

Recent Stories
Association of Anaesthetists: anaesthesia and peri‐operative care for Jehovah's Witnesses and patients who refuse blood

Randomized evaluation of fibrinogen versus placebo in complex cardiovascular surgery: post hoc analysis and interpretation of phase III results (Free)

A Randomized Controlled Trial of Intra-Aortic Adenosine Infusion Before Release of the Aortic Cross-Clamp During Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

AmSECT Membership Eligibility

An Active Member shall be any perfusionist active in the practice of extracorporeal circulation technology. There are also opportunities to become a Transitional Active Member for those less than a year removed from graduation from an approved accredited training program. Other options include; an Associate Membership, International Membership, Perioperative Blood Management Clinician Membership, and Student Membership.

Click Here to Learn More

Looking for Employment Opportunities?

AmSECT members may post an available position for a perfusion specialty at your institution or firm.

Non-members may also post positions free of charge, to be reviewed by National Headquarters prior to posting.

Members - Click to Post a Position
Non-Members - Click to Post a Position

Contact AmSECT


AmSECT National Headquarters
330 N Wabash Ave, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60611

  Phone: (312) 321-5156
  Fax: (312) 673-6656
  Email: amsect@amsect.org

AmSECT © 2018 | View Privacy Policy | Site Map