ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
A simple technique for the management of bleeding from axillary cannulation site
Deniz Göksedef, Suat Nail Ömeroğlu, Safa Göde, Ozan Onur Balkanay, Gökhan İpek
Departments of Cardiovascular Surgery, İstanbul University, Cerrahpaşa School of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey
DOI : 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2013.7280
A simple technique for the management of bleeding from the axillary cannulation site is described. We present this technique due to the fact that bleeding usually occurs in side-arm graft technique from axillary artery cannulation site during cardiopulmonary bypass in aortic surgery patients.
Keywords : Aortic surgery; axillary cannulation; bleeding; cardiopulmonary bypass
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