Cardiopulmonary Bypass in the Digital Age

Cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) is a vital technology used during cardiac surgery to temporarily take over the functions of the heart and lungs. In the digital age, CPB has been enhanced by the integration of advanced technologies, improving patient safety and surgical outcomes. CPB machines now incorporate digital interfaces that allow precise monitoring and control of various parameters during bypass procedures. The digital age has seen the development of miniaturized CPB circuits, reducing the priming volume and enhancing biocompatibility. Digital sensors embedded in CPB circuits provide real-time feedback on oxygenation, temperature, pressure, and flow, allowing for immediate adjustments. Advanced data analytics in CPB systems help identify trends and patterns, aiding in the early detection of complications. The digital age has brought about the use of artificial intelligence algorithms to optimize CPB management, predicting patient responses and optimizing perfusion strategies.

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Dr. Prabhatha Rashmi

Sr. consultant & HOD of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Sri Satya sai Sanjeevani Hospitals

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