Protecting the Brain

Viscosity: (Keeping it Brief…) How far do we HemoDilute? I got into a discussion with a colleague of mine who was going to relieve me during an aortic reconstruction case that would require Deep Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest (DHCA). Hypothermia even when mild (34°-36°C) is established to reduce cerebral metabolism and allows the brain to tolerate […]