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Complications of aortic cannulation for open-heart surgery
  1. J. B. Magner
  1. Cardiothoracic Unit, Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool

    Abstract

    The dangers of femoral and iliac artery cannulation for open-heart surgery are mentioned together with the advantages of using the aorta. Complications associated with the use of an aortic cannula and their recognition and prevention are described.

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