Affiliation: Cleveland Clinic Foundation
- Transfusion increases the risk for vasoplegia after cardiac operationsAndrej Alfirevic
Department of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 92:812-9. 2011..We investigated the prevalence of mild and profound postoperative vasoplegia, identified factors associated with its development, and examined the role of RBC and component transfusion on the occurrence of postoperative vasoplegia...