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Cardiac surgery anesthesia and systemic inflammatory response

Mohammad Ali Sheikhi, Ahmad Ebadi, Alireza Shahriary, Hannaneh Davoodzadeh, Hossein Rahmani*


Cardiac surgery is associated with the development of a systemic inflammatory response. Inflammation represents the response of the body to tissue injury and in normal circumstances is a controlled humoral and cellular response that will lead to control of infection and wound healing. In some instances this response may become exaggerated, ultimately leading to additional tissue injury and the development of organ dysfunction. In this paper we discuss about relationships between cardiac surgery anesthesia and systemic inflammatory response.


Cardiac surgery; Anesthesia; Agent; Systemic inflammatory response

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