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Preparation for Cardiopulmonary Bypass

  • Bradley J. Harlan
  • Albert Starr
  • Fredic M. Harwin
  • Alain Carpentier

Abstract

Sternotomy, exposure of the heart, and cannulation are usually simple and safe steps beginning an operation. However, in the case of repeat operation, they can be formidable tasks. This chapter describes our routine steps in preparation for cardiopulmonary bypass and includes techniques used for reoperation.

Keywords

Cardiopulmonary Bypass Xiphoid Process Arterial Cannula Aortic Cannula Pericardial Tissue 
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Reference

  1. 1.
    Macmanus Q, Okies JE, Phillips SJ, Starr A: Surgical considerarions in patients undergoing repeat median sternotomy. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 69:138, 1975PubMedGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bradley J. Harlan
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Albert Starr
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
  • Fredic M. Harwin
    • 6
  • Alain Carpentier
    • 7
  1. 1.Section of Thoracic and Cardiovascular SurgerySutter Memorial HospitalSacramentoUSA
  2. 2.Davis Medical SchoolUniversity of CaliforniaSacramentoUSA
  3. 3.Oregon Health Sciences UniversityPortlandUSA
  4. 4.Heart Institute at St. Vincent HospitalPortlandUSA
  5. 5.Starr-Wood Cardiac Group, P.C.PortlandUSA
  6. 6.Harwin StudiosPortlandUSA
  7. 7.Hôpital BroussaisUniversity of ParisParisFrance

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