Peripheral cannulation for cardiopulmonary bypass.

Abstract

Peripheral cannulation is the historical route for connecting the pump-oxygenator to the vasculature of the patient in order to establish partial or complete cardiopulmonary bypass. Although most open heart procedures are nowadays realized with central cannulation, there is renewed interest in remote cannulation through the femoral, iliac, axillary… (More)
DOI: 10.1510/mmcts.2005.001610

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