Published in Surgery Litigation and Law Weekly, December 14th, 2007
"For coronary artery bypass surgeries, off-pump methods have been developed, but few advances have been made for intracardiac operations. We have developed a technique to perform operations inside the right heart chambers without using cardiopulmonary bypass," wrote A.A. Amirghofran and colleagues.
The researchers concluded: "In this technique, blood from cavae is directly guided toward the pulmonary artery using cannulas."
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