[Advantages of combined antegrade/retrograde GIK cardioplegia for coronary artery bypass surgery].


We evaluated the advantages of combined antegrade and retrograde GIK cardioplegia in 65 patients undergoing CABG. Thirty seven patients were administered antegrade cardioplegia (Group A), whereas 28 patients were administered combined antegrade and retrograde cardioplegia (Group C). Enzyme release and hemodynamic data were obtained before the onset of CPB… (More)