Biopsy assessment of preservation during open-heart surgery with cold cardioplegic arrest.

@article{CankoviDarracott1983BiopsyAO,
  title={Biopsy assessment of preservation during open-heart surgery with cold cardioplegic arrest.},
  author={S. Cankovi{\'c}-Darracott and M. V. Braimbridge and J. Chayen},
  journal={Advances in myocardiology},
  year={1983},
  volume={4},
  pages={497-504}
}
The efficacy of cold cardioplegic arrest as a method of myocardial preservation has been evaluated by cytochemical and biophysical assessments made on needle biopsies taken from 150 patients undergoing open-heart surgery (e.g., aortic valve replacement, aortic and mitral valve replacement, mitral valve replacement, coronary artery bypass graft, repair of… CONTINUE READING