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Indexed/Abstracted in: BIOSIS Previews, Current Contents/Clinical Medicine, EMBASE, PubMed/MEDLINE, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch), Scopus
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Online ISSN 1827-191X
Higuchi K. 1, Koseni K. 1, Takamoto S. 2
1 Department of Cardiac Surgery Asahi General Hospital, Chiba, Japan,
2 Department of Cardiac Surgery University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
We describe a simple and reliable technique of making a secure graft for aorta anastomosis, involving sandwiching the friable aortic wall between the graft and a Teflon strip. This technique makes possible a secure anastomosis with the distal friable tissue and prevents bleeding from the junction.