Primary closure of the native pericardium is recommended whenever possible, and pericardial substitutes are advocated when primary closure is not feasible. To avoid foreign material, we have employed a unique method of dissection to allow mediastinal coverage without tension.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Annals of Thoracic Surgery|
|State||Published - Jun 1993|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine