perfusion cannula

per·fu·sion can·nu·la

1. a double-barreled cannula used for irrigation of a cavity, the wash fluid passing into the cavity through one tube and out through the other;
2. cannula used to perfuse an organ, that is, used to flush a donor organ in preparation for transplantation.
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By completing the anastomosis, CPB was restarted with the perfusion cannula directly inserted into the graft.
Perfusion of the donor heart was recommenced immediately (0 4 l./min.) by connecting the arterial cannula to a coronary perfusion line, and as soon as the aorta had filled to displace the air, it was clamped distal to the perfusion cannula so that the coronary arteries would be perfused.
Immediately upon completing the donor nephrectomy, the renal artery was intubated by the perfusion cannula and secured in place using a vicryl Endoloop device (Ethicon US, LLC).
In the case of femoral cannulations, a dorsalis pedis (DP) or posterior tibial (PT) distal perfusion cannula can be placed to promote perfusion to the lower extremity.
ECMO cannulation consisted of a 24 Fr cannula placed in a femoral vein, a 19 Fr cannula placed in the contralateral femoral artery, and a 10 Fr distal perfusion cannula placed in the same femoral artery.