Conversion From Routine CPB to Centrifugal Mechanical Assist by Transaortic Inflow Cannulation of the Left Ventricle

    loading  Checking for direct PDF access through Ovid


We describe a technique of conversion from cardiopulmonary bypass to centrifugal mechanical assist that consists of using the existing aortic cannula for outflow and inserting a cannula into the left ventricle through a Dacron tube and across the aortic valve for inflow.

Related Topics

    loading  Loading Related Articles