Coronary sinus injuries during retrograde continuous normothermic blood cardioplegia

Anthony L. Panos, Imtiaz S. Ali, Peter L. Birnbaum, Carlos A.M. Barrozo, Owayed Al-Nowaiser, Tomas A. Salerno

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Injuries to the coronary sinus during cardioplegic arrest are rare but potentially lethal. We herein present case reports of injuries to the coronary sinus occurring during retrograde continuous normothermic blood cardioplegia, and emphasize preventive measures and treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1137-1138
Number of pages2
JournalThe Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 1992


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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