Ultrasonic dissection: A useful adjunct to operation for calcified constrictive pericarditis

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Abstract

  • We describe the use of an ultrasonic surgical dissector to remove calcified pericardium. This device proved to be useful for achieving safe and complete pericardial decortication in 2 patients. ¬© 1995 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
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  • de Chaumaray TDR; Menasch√© P
  • Start Page

  • 1243
  • End Page

  • 1244
  • Volume

  • 59
  • Issue

  • 5