Direct cannulation of the coronary ostia.

  • Torsten Doenst
  • Published 2005 in
    Multimedia manual of cardiothoracic surgery…


Direct cannulation of the coronary ostia is a technique used by many surgeons in aortic valve surgery, especially when the valve is incompetent. It is safe and feasible, but the small risk of it causing a potentially devastating ostial stenosis must be kept in mind. 
DOI: 10.1510/mmcts.2004.000703


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