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Retrograde cardioplegia through the right atrium.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3942426     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Retrograde cardioplegia through the coronary sinus has been shown to overcome the problems of cardioplegia delivery in aortic valve incompetence and coronary stenosis. Since specific complications, such as coronary sinus injury and lack of perfusion of the thebesian veins, may result from its use, we present a technique of cardioplegia delivery through the right atrium after caval and pulmonary artery exclusion that we believe is safer and more reliable than delivery through the coronary sinus.
J N Fabiani; A Deloche; J Swanson; A Carpentier
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  41     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  1986 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-02-12     Completed Date:  1986-02-12     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  101-2     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Heart Arrest, Induced / methods*
Heart Atria*

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