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Orthotopic Heart Transplantation

Wednesday, July 25, 2012


By Gabriel Loor, MD, Alexis Shafii, MD, Brian Lima, MD, and Gonzalo Gonzalez-Stawinski, MD Video ImageVideo Image

This video describes the basic steps involved in the recipient portion of an orthotopic heart transplant. The video provides details on the cannulation strategy and the recipient cardiectomy. This is followed by a step-by-step description of the individual venous and arterial anastamosis.



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