Preparation for Cardiopulmonary Bypass
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.
KeywordsCardiopulmonary Bypass Xiphoid Process Ascending Aorta Aortic Cannula Allis Clamp
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