Direct aortic cannulation for port-access mitral or coronary artery bypass grafting.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

A technique is described for direct aortic arterial cannulation during Port-Access mitral valve or coronary artery bypass grafting. Femoral arterial cannulation is avoided, and endoaortic balloon occlusion is used for cardioplegic arrest. To date, excellent results have been obtained in 45 patients.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Glower, DD; Komtebedde, J; Clements, FM; Debruijn, NP; Stafford-Smith, M; Newman, MF

Published Date

  • November 1999

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 68 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 1878 - 1880

PubMed ID

  • 10585088

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0003-4975

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0003-4975(99)01011-5


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Netherlands