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Immediate rescue operations after failed diagnostic or therapeutic cardiac catheterization procedures.

Authors
  • Almdahl, Sven M
  • Veel, Terje
  • Halvorsen, Per
  • Rynning, Stein E
Type
Published Article
Journal
Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2013
Volume
17
Issue
2
Pages
314–317
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1093/icvts/ivt214
PMID: 23667069
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

With rapid transfer to an operation room, minimizing the time of warm myocardial ischaemia, and by performing complete coronary revascularization, it is possible to obtain equally low operative mortality in patients with life-threatening cardiac catheterization-associated complications, as is the case with open cardiac operations in general.

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