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Title: An Australian experience with aortic arch replacement: a novel approach without circulatory arrest or deep hypothermia.
Authors: Matalanis, George;Shi, William Y
Affiliation: Department of Cardiac Surgery, Austin Hospital, University of Melbourne, PO Box 5555, Heidelberg, Victoria3084, Australia. george.matalanis@austin.org.au
Issue Date: 17-Jul-2010
Citation: Heart, Lung & Circulation 2010; 20(3): 163-9
Abstract: The potential risks of deep hypothermic circulatory arrest in aortic arch surgery have been well documented. Antegrade cerebral perfusion may ameliorate brain injury but still involves variable periods of cerebral and visceral ischaemia. We describe a novel "branch-first continuous perfusion" technique which avoids both deep hypothermia and circulatory arrest. This brings us closer to the goal of arch surgery without cerebral or visceral ischaemia and the morbidity of deep hypothermia.
Internal ID Number: 20638333
URI: http://ahro.austin.org.au/austinjspui/handle/1/11082
DOI: 10.1016/j.hlc.2010.06.662
URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20638333
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: Aorta, Thoracic.pathology.surgery
Aortic Diseases.pathology.surgery
Australia
Circulatory Arrest, Deep Hypothermia Induced.adverse effects.methods
Female
History, 20th Century
History, 21st Century
Humans
Male
Thoracic Surgical Procedures.history.methods
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