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Preparation for Cardiopulmonary Bypass

  • Bradley J. Harlan
  • Albert Starr
  • Fredric M. Harwin
Part of the Comprehensive Manuals of Surgical Specialties book series (CMSS)

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 Ascending Aorta Aortic Cannula Allis Clamp 
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References

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

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bradley J. Harlan
    • 1
  • Albert Starr
    • 1
  • Fredric M. Harwin
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of Cardiopulmonary SurgeryUniversity of Oregon Health Sciences CenterPortlandUSA
  2. 2.Medical IllustratorPortlandUSA

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