Herein, we report a case of lung transplantation in a patient with profound preoperative hypercapnia, focusing on the cardiopulmonary bypass strategy used for brain perfusion during the operation. We applied the pH-stat method for acid-base regulation, and thereby achieved the desired outcome without any neurologic deficit.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)58-60
Number of pages3
JournalKorean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2019


  • Cardiopulmonary bypass
  • Cerebrovascular circulation
  • Hypercapnia
  • Lung transplantation
  • PH stat

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