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Neuroprotection

A number of factors are believed to contribute to post-operative neurological complications, including embolization of particulate matter into the cerebral circulatory bed, systemic inflammation, and reduced cerebral blood flow.

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ABSTRACT: Continuous-Flow Cell Saver Reduces Cognitive Decline in Elderly Patients After Coronary Bypass Surgery. Circulation. 2007;116:1888-1895. Djaiani et al.
In this 226-patient randomized, double-blinded study, the use of the Fresenius C.A.T.S System to process shed blood showed less post-operative cognitive dysfunction than those using unprocessed shed blood.