Aorta Innominate Bypass

Aorta Innominate Bypass

Set up

  1. Room/back table set up and patient position – most similar to CABG
  2. Pump standby, run ACT
  3. Cell Saver
  4. 8mm and 10mm Gore-tex graft, gore tex suture – sizes 4,5,6 and various needle sizes/types
  5. Left radial a-line
  6. Central line – no swan
  7. Prep to knees

Median Sternotomy, vanco paste, gel foam, sleeves, retractor, open pericardium, pericardial sutures, heparinize, check ACT

Dissect and ascending aorta, innominate vein(umbilical tape), innominate artery(large vessel loop), subclavian(large vessel loop) and carotid artery(large vessel loop).