Inflammation is the first line of defense of the body against infection. Granulocyte adherence (GA) is an important component of inflammatory reactions. It is profoundly altered by complement activation. Therefore, it seemed interesting to study GA in patients undergoing cardiac surgery under cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB), a procedure known to activate the complement cascade.
Cardiopulmonary Bypass Complement Cascade Granulocyte Count Nylon Fiber Normal Circulation
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