We describe a method for experimental coronary artery bypass that uses a temporary silicone rubber shunt from the subclavian artery to the circumflex coronary artery to maintain blood flow to the distal myocardium. A major advantage of the technique is the cost savings accrued by avoiding extracorporeal circulation.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery|
|State||Published - 1988|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine