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Faculty

Michelle C. Ellis, MD

Department of Cardiac Surgery,
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Theron A. Paugh, CCP

Department of Cardiac Surgery,
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Timothy A. Dickinson, MS

Specialty Care, Nashville, Tennessee

John Fuller, CCP

St. John Providence Health System Detroit Hospitals,
Detroit, Michigan

Jeffrey Chores, CCP

St. John Providence Health System Detroit Hospitals,
Detroit, Michigan

Gaetano Paone, MD, MHSA

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital,
Detroit, Michigan

Michael Heung, MD

Department of Internal Medicine,
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Karsten Fliegner, MD

Genesys Heart Institute, Grand Blanc, Michigan

Andrew L. Pruitt, MD

Michigan Heart and Vascular Institute,
St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Himanshu J. Patel, MD

Department of Cardiac Surgery,
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Min Zhang, PhD

Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan,
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Richard L. Prager, MD

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Donald S. Likosky, PhD

Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of Michigan,
Ann Arbor, Michigan;
Michigan Society of Thoracic and
Cardiovascular Surgeons Quality Collaborative

Accredited by

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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Course Description

After reading this article, the learner should be able to:
- appreciate the association of anemia on cardiopulmonary bypass with postoperative acute kidney injury.
- evaluate the various strategies of priming cardiopulmonary bypass circuit to reduce hemodilution and consequent anemia.
- recognize the association of gender on the association of nadir hematocrit and postoperative renal dysfunction.
- explain that anemia on cardiopulmonary bypass may result in higher chance of transfusion of red cell products.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2015-Nov-01
Expiration Date:2017-Nov-01
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes
Cost:$470.00/yr
System Requirements:
Internet Access and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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