Direct coronary sinus cannulation during cardioplegic infusion

Joginder N. Bhayana, Tomas A. Salerno

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
JournalThe Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 1995
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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