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CPB

A slang term for a situation in which an employee is taking care of personal matters while at work. For example, an employee who sits at his desk and works on his novel instead of dealing with customers is CPB. The term is an abbreviation for "conducting personal business."
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Patient's hemoglobin (Hb) during CPB; and total CPB time were also noted in both groups and Pearson's correlation of these variables was calculated with lactate levels.
Routine median sternotomy and standard CPB (Sarns 8000, Terumo, Ann Arbor, MI, USA) with an extracorporeal membrane oxygenator (Capiox [sup][R] SX18, Terumo, Ann Arbor, MI, USA) were carried out in sequence to maintain the body temperature at 28[degrees]C-30[degrees]C during surgery.
The diagnostic yield of CPB depends on geographical area, patient selection and the number of pleural tissues taken.
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) created in 1969 by CPB.
With improvements in surgical techniques and extracorporeal oxygenation, Patients undergoing cardiac surgery with CPB are at increased risk for excessive perioperative blood loss requiring transfusion of blood products.
Kaplan started in the position as the CPB faced threats of federal funding cuts and accusations of bias in the coverage it supports through NPR and PBS.
Results: In both CPB and 0PCAB groups, I-FABP level at the end of the operation was significantly higher than that noted at the beginning of the operation (p<0.
The 2010 and 2009 figures were respectively the biggest expansion and contraction since the institute started compiling the data in 1991, CPB economist Jos Ebregt told Reuters.
The idea, explains CPB President and CEO Patricia Harrison, is to enable these centers to "do a really deep dive and impact the region" and to "engage with communities.
2]O during CPB improves post-bypass oxygenation compared with leaving the lungs deflated, in children with ventricular septal defects (VSD).
According to the prosecutors, the management contracts between CPB and the real estate group under the leadership of Petrikovics, who managed both the group and the bank, had a term of three years until the end of 2008.
Even with great surgical skill, and devices invented to reduce motion of the target area for grafting, there is a greater likelihood of graft failure (in other words, the graft becomes blocked and no longer supplies blood to the coronary artery) with off-pump CABG compared to traditional CPB methods.