Cerebrospinal Fluid Markers of Brain Injury, Inflammation, and Blood-Brain Barrier Dysfunction in Cardiac Surgery
Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 08/06/2012
Reinsfelt B et al. – Cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass causes cerebral inflammation, glial cell injury, and BBB dysfunction without biochemical signs of neuronal damage. These changes are not associated with intraoperative microembolization.