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Neuroprotection

A number of factors are believed to contribute to post-operative neurological complications, including embolization of particulate matter into the cerebral circulatory bed, systemic inflammation, and reduced cerebral blood flow.

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STUDY: CDI 500 System 'Significantly Improves Blood Gas Management'
Summary of a recent clinical study favoring the CDI 500 Blood Parameter Monitoring System titled "Improving Cardiopulmonary Bypass: Does Continuous Blood Gas Monitoring Have a Role to Play?"

ARTICLE: Mission Trip "Highlighted" by CDI 500 System
A volunteer medical team on a clinical mission trip conducted open heart surgery during a power outage, but averted serious injury due to several features of the CDI 500 Blood Parameter Monitoring System, according to Hayden Dando, CCP, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Australia.

ABSTRACT: Summary of Select Studies on Air Bubble Removal
Several studies indicate that gaseous microemboli in the extracorporeal circuit is a clinical concern; some demonstrate an association between GME and neurological damage or other organ failure after cardiac surgery.

ABSTRACT: Continuous-Flow Cell Saver Reduces Cognitive Decline in Elderly Patients After Coronary Bypass Surgery. Circulation. 2007;116:1888-1895. Djaiani et al.
In this 226-patient randomized, double-blinded study, the use of the Fresenius C.A.T.S System to process shed blood showed less post-operative cognitive dysfunction than those using unprocessed shed blood.