Axillary artery in cardiopulmonary bypass: indications and results.


OBJECTIVES To determine indications and results of axillary artery cannulation for cardiopulmonary bypass. METHODS From January 2005 through December 2008, axillary artery cannulation was used in 48 patients. Mean age was 62 +/- 11 years and 33 (69%) patients were males. Axillary artery was approached by infraclavicular incision and the cannula introduced… (More)


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