A Simple Technique for Tension-free Pericardial Closure

Avraham D. Merav, Richard Brodman, Lari A. Attai, George Robinson

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Closure of the pericardium after cardiac operations is desirable but is not always possible to achieve. We describe here a simple technique for tension-free, anterior closure of the pericardium.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)399-400
Number of pages2
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 1979

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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    Merav, A. D., Brodman, R., Attai, L. A., & Robinson, G. (1979). A Simple Technique for Tension-free Pericardial Closure. Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 28(4), 399-400. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0003-4975(10)63142-6