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'Shunt shuffle'-a simple technique of introducing intracoronary shunts for off-pump coronary artery bypass.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12048097     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Intracoronary shunting is a useful method for maintaining distal perfusion as well as providing a bloodless field during off-pump coronary revascularization. Intracoronary shunts require insertion of both ends through a limited arteriotomy, which sometimes can be troublesome. We describe the 'shunt shuffle' as a simple technique, which allows rapid, atraumatic and easy insertion of intracoronary shunts.
Authors:
Nirav C Patel; D Mark Pullan; Brian M Fabri
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1010-7940     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Cardiothorac Surg     Publication Date:  2002 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-06-05     Completed Date:  2002-11-04     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8804069     Medline TA:  Eur J Cardiothorac Surg     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1121-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
The Cardiothoracic Centre - Liverpool, Thomas Drive, L14 3PE, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Catheterization / methods*
Coronary Artery Bypass / instrumentation,  methods*
Coronary Circulation*
Coronary Vessels
Humans

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