Carbon dioxide insufflation in open-chamber cardiac surgery: A double-blind, randomized clinical trial of neurocognitive effects
The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 05/16/2012
Chaudhuri K et al. – Carbon dioxide pericardial insufflation in open–chamber cardiac surgery does not affect postoperative neurocognitive decline. The most important factor is atheromatous vascular disease.