retrograde cardioplegia

ret·ro·grade car·di·o·ple·gi·a

cardioplegia effected by delivery of solutions via the coronary veins.
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Kynyly the retrograde cardioplegia, cannula for antegrade selective perfusion.
Gundry, MD, FACS, FACC, is one of the nation's leading cardiothoracic surgeons, holding many academic appointments and known for his work in the application of retrograde cardioplegia, a method for stopping and protecting the heart during open-heart surgery.
Myocardial protection measures were aortic cross-clamping, cold crystalloid or blood cardioplegia administered antegrade with or without retrograde cardioplegia, and topical cooling of the heart.
Gundry has been the inventor of many medical devices that bear his name, including the "Gundry Retrograde Cardioplegia Cannula," a widely used device to infuse heart tissue with preservative solution during surgery.
Kynyly the retrograde cardioplegia, a cannula for antegrade selective perfusion.
The system includes four proprietary catheters and cannulae components which provide single step cannulation and arterial return, percutaneous venous drainage, right heart decompression, and retrograde cardioplegia delivery with an unobstructed view of the surgical field.
Lot No 11 - Disposable retrograde cardioplegia cannulas
The system includes the new StraightShot Arterial Cannula with Incising Introducer, the new QuickDraw Venous Cannula, the EndoPlege(tm) Sinus Catheter to enable retrograde cardioplegia delivery and the EndoVent(tm) Pulmonary Catheter to facilitate decompression of the heart.