Evaluation of 7,000+ patients with two different routes of cardioplegia.

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BACKGROUND This study examined the efficacy and safety of retrograde cardioplegia in comparison with an antegrade/retrograde approach. METHODS Between January 1, 1991, and December 31, 1995, 7,032 coronary artery bypass procedures, alone or in combination with valve replacement/repair, were performed using either retrograde cardioplegia (R) or an… (More)

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@article{Arom1997EvaluationO7, title={Evaluation of 7,000+ patients with two different routes of cardioplegia.}, author={Kitipan V Arom and R. Emery and Rikke Juelsgaard Petersen and Joaque Bero}, journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery}, year={1997}, volume={63 6}, pages={1619-24} }