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Central venous pressure monitoring line insertion is routine prior to the conduct of cardiac surgery, and in rare instances, malposition can contribute to operative complications. We describe here how a central venous line lying in the right atrium became caught in a left atrial (LA) closure suture during a mitral valve replacement. The opening of the LA(More)
Endotracheal intubation involving conventional laryngoscopy elicits a haemodynamic response associated with increased heart and blood pressure. The study was aimed to see if video laryngoscopy and endotracheal intubation has any advantages over conventional laryngoscopy and endotracheal intubation in patients with coronary artery disease. Thirty patients(More)
Injury to the pulmonary artery during thromboendarterectomy is a rare but potentially fatal complication with no reported surgical techniques to combat it. Treatment is only supportive and morbidity is high. We report the intraoperative diagnosis and surgical management of pulmonary hemorrhage in 3 patients after pulmonary thromboendarterectomy for chronic(More)
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