Retrograde Cardioplegia Through the Coronary Sinus

Academic Article


  • We describe a balloon catheter designed for perfusing cardioplegic solution retrograde through the coronary sinus during cardiac surgical procedures. Empha- sis is placed on features that increase both the safety and the effectiveness of this alternative means of delivering cardioplegic solution. ¬© 1987, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. All rights reserved.
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  • Menasch√© P; Piwnica A
  • Start Page

  • 214
  • End Page

  • 216
  • Volume

  • 44
  • Issue

  • 2