Normothermia is the key for the treatment of internal thoracic artery spasm


Tarhan I. A. , Kehlibar T., Yilmaz M., Arslan Y., Dumantepe M. , Berkoz K., et al.

HEART SURGERY FORUM, cilt.10, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 10 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1532/hsf98.20061211
  • Dergi Adı: HEART SURGERY FORUM

Özet

Background. Free flow of the internal thoracic artery decreases commonly after harvesting because of spasm. Tissue heat loss is inevitable during surgery. The aim of this study was to compare the internal thoracic artery pedicle rewarming method with topical papaverine applications in different thermal conditions.