Right pleuropericardial release: a useful technique in off-pump coronary surgery


Velissaris, Theodore, Stuklis, Robert G., Hett, David A. and Ohri, Sunil K. (2003) Right pleuropericardial release: a useful technique in off-pump coronary surgery. Asian Cardiovascular & Thoracic Annals, 11, (2), 174-176.

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We describe the use of right pleurotomy combined with right pericardial release during off-pump coronary surgery. The maneuver releases the compression exerted on the right cardiac chambers during cardiac verticalization and improves hemodynamic stability during exposure of the posterior or lateral coronary vessels.

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ISSNs: 0218-4923 (print)
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Subjects: R Medicine > RD Surgery
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Medicine
ePrint ID: 26076
Date Deposited: 21 Apr 2006
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:15
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/26076

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