A simple method for occlusion of both venae cavae in total cardiopulmonary bypass for robotic surgery


Gullu A. Ü. , Senay S. , Kocyigit M. , Alhan C.

INTERACTIVE CARDIOVASCULAR AND THORACIC SURGERY, vol.14, no.2, pp.138-139, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/icvts/ivr057
  • Title of Journal : INTERACTIVE CARDIOVASCULAR AND THORACIC SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.138-139
  • Keywords: Minimal invasive surgery, Robotic surgery, Valve replacement

Abstract

We describe a novel surgical technique for occlusion of the superior and inferior venae cavae which allows opening of the right atrium safely during robotic cardiac surgery.