Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1981; 29(3): 174-177
DOI: 10.1055/s-2007-1023470
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Superficial Temporal Artery Cannulation in Infants

R. McKay, B. Johansson, M. R. de Leval, J. Stark
  • Thoracic Unit, The Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, London, England
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Publication Date:
19 March 2008 (online)


From experience in 22 infants, a technique for reliable cannulation of the superficial temporal vessels is described, along with the indications and precautions for arterial monitoring at this site.