Article Abstract

Neuro-protection in open arch surgery

Authors: Yutaka Okita

Abstract

Although antegrade cerebral perfusion (ACP) is the predominant method of protecting the brain in patients undergoing total arch replacement, both deep hypothermic circulatory arrest and ACP provide excellent and comparable clinical outcomes with regard to mortality, stroke, and temporary neurological deficit rates.


Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery (Ann Cardiothorac Surg. Print ISSN 2225-319X; Online ISSN 2304-1021).
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