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  • Mitch Keamy Photo Mitch Keamy is an anesthesiologist in Las Vegas Nevada Andy Kofke Photo Andy Kofke is a Professor of Neuro-anesthesiology and Critical Care at the University of Pennslvania Mike O'Connor Mike O'Connor is Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the University of Chicago Rob Dean Photo Rob Dean is a cardiac anesthesiologist in Grand Rapids Michigan, with extensive experience in O.R. administration.

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mkeamy

This is really good stuff! What is your sense of the value of retrograde flow on duration of protection?

andrew kofke

According to my colleague yianni augoustides:

The Penn practice is to institute DHCA with routine RCP for a maximum duration of 40-45 minutes. If longer DHCA times are required, then typically we employ antegrade cerebral perfusion.

However, this practice varies significantly at high-volume centers around the world.

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According to my colleague yianni augoustides:

The Penn practice is to institute DHCA with routine RCP for a maximum duration of 40-45 minutes. If longer DHCA times are required, then typically we employ antegrade cerebral perfusion.

However, this practice varies significantly at high-volume centers around the world.
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