New technique of right heart bypass in congenital heart surgery with autologous lung as oxygenator.

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BACKGROUND Modifications have been made in cardiopulmonary circuit to reduce the inflammatory deleterious effects and cost. We present our experience of one such right heart bypass (RHB) circuit utilizing autologus lung as oxygenator. METHODS From September 2001 to December 2002, 15 patients underwent congenital heart surgery with this technique. Bypass… (More)

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@article{Shivaprakasha2004NewTO, title={New technique of right heart bypass in congenital heart surgery with autologous lung as oxygenator.}, author={Krishnanaik Shivaprakasha and Isaac Rameshkumar and Raman Kumar and Suresh Gangadharan Nair and Sajan Koshy and Gopalraj Sumangala Sunil and S. G. K. Rao}, journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery}, year={2004}, volume={77 3}, pages={988-93} }