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EEG Monitoring During Cardiopulmonary Bypass Procedures

  • F. T. Strobl
  • K. V. Arom
  • D. E. Cohen

Abstract

Severe neurologic complications following heart surgery are less prevalent due to improvements in surgical technique, perioperative care and extracorporeal circulation equipment [1, 2]. However, subtle neurological deficits still occur at rates up to 79% following cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) [3, 4]. Multiple etiologic factors have been implicated and studied. Included are: equipment related microemboli, intraoperative hypotension, cannula placement and emboli from the surgical field [5, 6, 7]. Not examined are the effects of intraoperative treatment based on concurrent brain activity monitored intraoperatively by electroencephalography (EEG).

Keywords

Cerebral Perfusion Pressure Open Heart Surgery Focal Deficit Global Deficit Deficit Group 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. T. Strobl
    • 1
  • K. V. Arom
    • 2
  • D. E. Cohen
    • 3
  1. 1.Minneapolis Clinic of NeurologyMinneapolisUSA
  2. 2.Minneapolis Heart InstituteMinneapolisUSA
  3. 3.MinneapolisUSA

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