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Extracorporeal Circulation

February 8, 2018
Mark Bennett of the Southwest Cardiothoracic Unit in Plymouth, UK, discusses biomarkers for problems during cardiopulmonary bypass.
December 6, 2017
Research published recently in the European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery analyzed the outcomes of elderly cardiac surgery patients to evaluate whether minimally invasive extracorporeal circuits conferred a benefit over conventional cardiopulmonary bypass.
November 23, 2017
Jonathan Anderson of Hammersmith Hospital in London, UK, argues that surgeons should be interested in the effect that cardiopulmonary bypass has on a patient.
June 19, 2017
The authors present a technique of double superior vena cava cannulation for cardiopulmonary bypass venous drainage in minimally invasive aortic valve surgery.
January 14, 2015
Deep hypothermia and cardioplegic myocardial arrest, with or without selective cerebral perfusion, is traditionally performed during aortic arch reconstruction. In this video, the authors describe a technique for selective cerebral perfusion combined with controlled coronary perfusion for hypoplastic aortic arch repair.
July 21, 2014
This video demonstrates VA ECMO using the right axillary artery and the right femoral vein.