The Bicarbonate Lag Phenomenon in Neonates

—– Original Message —– Dear Gary- My chief of surgery indicated to me a couple of weeks ago that we have had some issues in the ICU with a couple of neonates having a significant metabolic alkalosis that persisted for… Read More

Why Do We Wash The Blood Prime in the ECMO Pump? Nobody Else Does!

The initiation of CPB or ECMO results in the rapid exchange of blood at the rate of 100 ml/kg/min in infants. Cardiac arrest from the rapid infusion of PRBC is a well known complication of blood transfusions. Other electrolyte imbalances… Read More

Perfusion Theory is an educational platform for the Oxygen Pressure Field Theory (OPFT). August Krogh’s theoretical concept of the oxygen pressure field is explained and then applied to clinical applications in perfusion practice.

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