Aortic arch replacement without circulatory arrest or deep hypothermia: the "branch-first" technique.

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OBJECTIVE Although current developments in aortic arch replacement have demonstrated progressively improving mortality, cerebral morbidity remains significant. We describe a "branch-first" technique that avoids circulatory arrest and profound hypothermia, yielding excellent survival and low cerebral morbidity. METHODS From September 2005 to February 2014… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2014.07.100

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@article{Matalanis2015AorticAR, title={Aortic arch replacement without circulatory arrest or deep hypothermia: the "branch-first" technique.}, author={George S Matalanis and Nisal K Perera and Sean D. Galvin}, journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery}, year={2015}, volume={149 2 Suppl}, pages={S76-82} }