Cardiopulmonary by-pass in a patient with acquired C1 inhibitor deficiency

R. Castelli, M. Cicardi, M. Gardinali, L. C. Zingale, C. Savi, M. Munari, A. Agostoni

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Abstract

C1 inhibitor (C1-INH) regulates, complement, contact system, coagulation and fibrinolysis. Bleeding complications during cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) have been described in a deficient patient. We report a 72 year old man affected with acquired C1-INH deficiency who successfully underwent CPB.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)175-177
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Artificial Organs
Volume20
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1997

Keywords

  • acquired angioedema
  • C1 inhibitor
  • cardiopulmonary by-pass
  • complement

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biophysics

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    Castelli, R., Cicardi, M., Gardinali, M., Zingale, L. C., Savi, C., Munari, M., & Agostoni, A. (1997). Cardiopulmonary by-pass in a patient with acquired C1 inhibitor deficiency. International Journal of Artificial Organs, 20(3), 175-177.