Change search
ReferencesLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Hazards with electrocautery-induced decomposition of fatty acids: in view of lipid embolization
Umeå University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Surgical and Perioperative Sciences, Surgery.
2010 (English)In: Scandinavian Cardiovascular Journal, ISSN 1401-7431, Vol. 44, no 5, 307-312 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Electrocautery induces a profound fatty-acid fragmentation to form short-chained compounds. The chemical and toxic nature of these compounds remains to be determined, including their clinical implications at blood recycling in cardiac surgery.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2010. Vol. 44, no 5, 307-312 p.
Keyword [en]
Cardiac surgery, electrocautery, fatty acid, decomposition, fat embolization, lipid
National Category
Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems
URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-43157DOI: 10.3109/14017431.2010.491553PubMedID: 21080849OAI: diva2:412035
Available from: 2011-04-20 Created: 2011-04-20 Last updated: 2011-12-19Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

No full text

Other links

Publisher's full textPubMed

Search in DiVA

By author/editor
Engström, Karl Gunnar
By organisation
In the same journal
Scandinavian Cardiovascular Journal
Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

Altmetric score

Total: 39 hits
ReferencesLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link