Retrograde autologous priming method reduces plasma free hemoglobin level in aortic surgery.

Balci E., Aykut A., Demir A., Vardar K., Karduz G., Aksu U.

Annals of cardiac anaesthesia, vol.24, no.4, pp.427-433, 2021 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.4103/aca.aca_193_20
  • Journal Name: Annals of cardiac anaesthesia
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Page Numbers: pp.427-433
  • Keywords: Aortic surgery, cardiopulmonary bypass, hemodilution, plasma free hemoglobin, restrictive fluid management, retrograde autologus priming, CARDIOPULMONARY BYPASS CIRCUIT, ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY, CLINICAL-OUTCOMES, TRANSFUSION, HEMODILUTION, MANAGEMENT, HEMOLYSIS, THERAPY, SAFE
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Although conventional cardiopulmonary bypass (cCPB) is still the most widely used method in open heart surgery, methods such as retrograde autologous priming (RAP) are increasingly popular in terms of limiting hemodilution. Our hypothesis is that the use of the RAP method in aortic surgery may result in a limitation of hemodilution and a decrease in fHb levels. For this purpose, plasma free hemoglobin (fHb) levels were investigated in adult open aortic arch repair with axillary artery cannulation patients using cCPB and rRAP methods.