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Patient Monitoring

More than 1/3 of cardiac surgery cases (and a majority of pediatric cases) in the U.S. incorporate real-time blood parameter monitoring with CDI™ technologies to support intraoperative decision making.

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AMSECT TODAY THEME ARTICLE: Better Perfusion Safety Makes Better Patient Outcomes
Carla Maul, CCP cites the benefits and projected $500,000 cost savings at Washington Hospital Center by changing to a protocol incorporating continuous blood parameter monitoring.

STUDY: CDI 500 System 'Significantly Improves Blood Gas Management'
Summary of a recent clinical study favoring the CDI 500 Blood Parameter Monitoring System titled "Improving Cardiopulmonary Bypass: Does Continuous Blood Gas Monitoring Have a Role to Play?"

JOURNAL ARTICLE: Report from AmSECT's International Consortium for Evidence-Based Perfusion: AmSECT Standards and Guidelines for Perfusion Practice: 2013. JECT. 2013; 45:156-166. Baker, R, et al. (PDF)

ABSTRACT: Improved Outcomes during Cardiac Surgery: a Multifactorial Enhancement of Cardiopulmonary Bypass Techniques. JECT 2005; 37:165-172. Trowbridge CC, et al.
In this study of 576 patients, the authors conclude that patients treated with a best-practice care plan that implements multiple changes simultaneously had significantly fewer complications and decreased mortality rates.