Publication Dr. Perl - Pre-warming

19-05-2014

Efficacy of a novel prewarming system in the prevention of perioperative hypothermia. A prospective, randomized, multicenter study. 
Perl T., Peichl L.H., Reyntjens K., Deblaere I., Zaballos J.M., Brauer A., Minerva Medica, April 2014

Summary

  • Active prewarming with a forced-air warmer and a reflective prewarming suit achieves significantly higher core temperatures during anesthesia and at the end of the surgery
  • Intraoperative warming only in not sufficient