How I Do It: A Simple Method of Stabilizing a Coronary Graft onto a Suction Stabilizer in Coronary Surgery
AbstractBecause a suction-type stabilizer does not move once it is attached to the heart in either on-pump or off-pump coronary surgery, we have been using a simple method of stabilizing mammary radial, or epigastric artery grafts with a suction stabilizer in anastomosis of coronary artery grafts. This method excludes the need for assistants to hold the graft, which can bel cumbersome, thereby reducing graft movement. This experience prompted us to report this method.
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Song, M.-H., Tokuda, Y., Ito, T., & Hirai, M. (2006). How I Do It: A Simple Method of Stabilizing a Coronary Graft onto a Suction Stabilizer in Coronary Surgery. The Heart Surgery Forum, 9(3), E612-E613. https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20051180