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Bilateral Cerebral Perfusion via Right Axillary Artery Cannulation Alone in Aortic Arch Surgery.
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PMID:  23344761     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Several methods have been proposed to avoid cerebral damage during aortic arch surgery. Antegrade, bilateral, selective cerebral perfusion is probably the most efficient one, although it has some drawbacks, such as air or particulate embolism risk, limitation in operative field visibility, and interactions with surgical maneuvers. We describe a surgical technique that provides bilateral antegrade perfusion to the brain, via the right axillary artery, with no need of additional arterial lines or shunting devices.
Authors:
Carlo Bassano; Charles Mve Mvondo; Emanuele Bovio; Luigi Chiariello
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1439-1902     ISO Abbreviation:  Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-1-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7903387     Medline TA:  Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York.
Affiliation:
Operative Unit of Cardiac Surgery, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy.
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