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Transventricular cannulation of the aorta: a useful technique in acute aortic dissection

Velissaris, T.J., Tang, A.T. and Ohri, S.K. (2001) Transventricular cannulation of the aorta: a useful technique in acute aortic dissection Perfusion, 16, (2), pp. 155-157.

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A 39-year-old morbidly obese man suffered type-A acute aortic dissection. At operation, both external iliac and common femoral arteries were thrombosed. Transventricular cannulation of the ascending aorta provided the only means of maintaining adequate flow on cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) to support an unusually high body mass index. This method of arterial cannulation for CPB was initially described in paediatric patients. We review the application of this technique in the adult population.

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Published date: 2001


Local EPrints ID: 26079
ISSN: 0267-6591
PURE UUID: bda00a5a-5122-4cd3-86fc-69c6ade71e85

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Date deposited: 24 Apr 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 16:08

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Author: T.J. Velissaris
Author: A.T. Tang
Author: S.K. Ohri

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