Browsing by Author "Sonmez, Baris"
Clinical experience with coronary sinus catheterization in minimally invasive aortic valve surgery under transesophageal echocardiography guidance Authors:Demirsoy, Ergun; Ozbek, Ugur; Bayındır, Osman; Sonmez, Baris
Publisher and Date:(Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002)We aimed to show conventional coronary sinus (CS) catheter could be used with transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) guidance through the limited surgical field in aortic valve surgery with 'J' sternotomy. This method was performed in 14 patients and completed successfully in 12. We believe that in minimally invasive aortic valve surgery the insertion of the conventional retrograde cardioplegia catheter to the CS with routine way may not be possible but application of TEE guidance is cost-effective ...
Authors:Sonmez, Baris; Tansal, Selim; Yagan, N.; Unal, M.; Arbatlı, Harun; Korkut, K.; Demirsoy, Ergun; Bayındır, Osman
Publisher and Date:(Medimond Srl, 2000)Per operative coronary angiography has always been desired by coronary surgeons. Direct coronary angiographic imaging is not practical since needs contrast injection requires radiation and excessive technology with experienced staff which adds more expenses. Thermal angiography device IVA-2000 (OPGAL) is started to be used in our coronary bypass operations as a routine procedure. Thermal imaging provides an effective and real time coronary angiograms which provides very clear coronary angiograms ...