Continuous retrograde blood cardioplegia.


We present a technique of myocardial protection using retrograde cold blood cardioplegia. This safe and simple method allows excellent continuous and homogeneous cooling of the heart during the ischemic period in all types of open heart operations.

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@article{Sutter1991ContinuousRB, title={Continuous retrograde blood cardioplegia.}, author={Francis P Sutter and Suzan Menasce Goldman and Myles S Clancy and John E. M. Mitchell and A P Garwood and Shalinie King and Jolie Gallagher}, journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery}, year={1991}, volume={51 1}, pages={136-7} }