Sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3) is a medication often given during cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) by perfusionists. I think this medication hurts patients more than most perfusionists realize. Giving a lot of NaHCO3 just to restore the bicarbonate level and keep the… 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.