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OFF-PUMBP CARDIAC SURGERY

Technique: CTSnet 

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Equipments:         

                                                   

                     Medtronic: Octopus 4, Tissue Stabilizer with Starfish and Urchin Heart Positioner

                                                                                  Medtronic    

                                                                         

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          AXIUS™ Blower/Mister                                                           ACROBAT™ Mechanical Off-Pump System

                                                                        Boston Scientific

                                                                 

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                                                                                         Beating Heart

                                                                        

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Principles of Beating Heart Surgery:      Beating Heart    

The potential benefits of off-pump (OPCAB) surgery may include the following:
- Reduced need for blood transfusions
- Reduced risk of bleeding, stroke and kidney failure
- Potential for reduced psychomotor and cognitive problems
- High-risk patients with additional diseases like lung disease, kidney failure and peripheral vascular disease.

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