Clinical Physiology of Circulation

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Leo A. Bockeria, MD, PhD, DSc, Professor, Academician of Russian Academy of Sciences, Director of Bakoulev National Medical Research Center for Cardiovascular Surgery

The role of transit time flowmetry in assessing coronary anastomoses

Authors: Z.D. Shoniya, I.Yu. Sigaev

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Bakoulev National Medical Research Center for Cardiovascular Surgery, Moscow, 121552, Russian Federation

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.24022/1814-6910-2020-17-3-189-194

UDC: 612.1:616.13/.14-089

Link: Clinical Physiology of Blood Circulaiton. 2020; 17 (3): 189-194

Quote as: Shoniya Z.D., Sigaev I.Yu. The role of transit time flowmetry in assessing coronary anastomoses. Clinical Physiology of Circulation. 2020; 17 (3): 189–94 (in Russ.). DOI: 10.24022/1814-6910-2020-17-3-189-194

Received / Accepted:  06.05.2020/21.05.2020

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Abstract

Today, transit time flowmetry is one of the simplest methods for assessing the control of coronary anastomoses performed during coronary artery bypass surgery. An important advantage of this method is the ability to perform it before closing the chest, which allows for the best outcomes of the operation. The presented review shows the place of transit time flowmetry among modern methods for assessing myocardial revascularization. The exact parameters for assessing blood flow by shunts are detailed, the possibilities and limitations of the method are described, and its role in deciding whether to revise the conduit. The review shows a way to increase the diagnostic accuracy of ultrasonic flowmetry and minimize surgical errors.

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About Authors

  • Zviadi D. Shoniya, Postgraduate; orcid.org/0000-0001-7490-1811 
  • Igor' Yu. Sigaev, Dr. Med. Sc., Professor, Head of Department of Surgery for Combined Diseases of the Coronary and Main Arteries; orcid.org/0000-0002-1323-8072

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