An aortic cinch to quell suture line bleeding.

@article{Salm2010AnAC,
  title={An aortic cinch to quell suture line bleeding.},
  author={Thomas J. Vander Salm and Ann J Toran},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={89 3},
  pages={990-1}
}
Bleeding from an aortic suture line or cannula site may be difficult to control, especially in the patient with a fragile or dilated aorta. This method of wrapping a vascular graft around the aorta to relieve tension on the suture line and control bleeding is simple and effective, and it facilitates obtaining the proper tension of the wrapped graft. 

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