The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, The Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, and The American Society of ExtraCorporeal Technology

Clinical Practice Guidelines—Anticoagulation During Cardiopulmonary Bypass

Linda Shore-Lesserson, MD; Robert A. Baker, PhD, CCP; Victor A. Ferraris, MD, PhD; Philip E. Greilich, MD; David Fitzgerald, MPH, CCP; Philip Roman, MD, MPH; John W. Hammon, MD


Anesth Analg. 2018;126(2):413-424. 

In This Article

Duties of the Writing Group

Members of the writing group wrote and developed recommendations based on review of the articles obtained using the search technique described above. The quality of information for a given recommendation allowed assessment of the level of evidence as recommended by the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (available at:
). Supplemental Digital Content 1, Appendix,, contains a summary of recommendations put forth in this guideline as a result of the evidence base.