Retrograde cardioplegia has gained popularity as an improved method of myocardial protection. Cannulation of the coronary sinus, at times, may be difficult or impossible when the transatrial approach is used. We herein report a technique of direct cannulation of the coronary sinus, which appears to be safe and effective.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine