Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1981; 29(3): 178-179
DOI: 10.1055/s-2007-1023471
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Cardioplegia with Fluorescein for Visualization of Coronary Arteries

J. Burstin, C. Pressa, J. M. Mateu
  • Medical School, University of Montevideo, Uruguay
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Publication Date:
19 March 2008 (online)


We have described, for the first time in the literature, the employment of cardioplegic solution with fluorescein in the dog heart in order to improve visualization of coronary arteries. Very good results have been obtained by this method.