Video-assisted right atrial surgery with a single two-stage femoral venous cannula.

@article{Murzi2009VideoassistedRA,
  title={Video-assisted right atrial surgery with a single two-stage femoral venous cannula.},
  author={Michele Murzi and Enkel Kallushi and Marco Solinas and Mattia Glauber},
  journal={Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={9-10}
}
In the present paper, we report our experience with a single two-stage femoral venous cannula, ideated to drain simultaneously both the superior and the inferior vena cava during minimally invasive cardiac surgery. This cannula has been used in 79 patients (mean age 66.2+/-11.3 years; mean body surface area 1.9+/-0.2 m2) who underwent limited access mitral… CONTINUE READING