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Aortic cannulation
  1. R. Parker
  1. Department of Thoracic Surgical Research, Guy's Hospital, London. S.E.1


    Some problems of cannulation of the ascending aorta are demonstrated. Improved perfusion of the aortic arch is subsequently shown with a metal cannula having a basket-shaped tip. The design of the tip breaks the perfusing jet into four weaker jets, thus preventing differential perfusion of an arch vessel.

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