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Cardiopulmonary bypass doesn't cause cognitive decline

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.334.7591.449 (Published 01 March 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:449

Surgery to circumvent diseased coronary arteries can be done with or without cardiopulmonary bypass. The so called off-pump technique is technically harder, but avoids the potentially damaging effects of aortic clamping and cannulation on cerebral perfusion. The choice of technique seems to …

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