[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 54.204.104.49. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Article
September 1976

Superior Thyroid Artery Cannulation for Monitoring Carotid Artery Operation

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Akron (Ohio) City Hospital.

Arch Surg. 1976;111(9):1036-1037. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1976.01360270108023
Abstract

• Superior thyroid artery cannulation during carotid endarterectomy and coupling the cannula to a three-way stopcock with an anaeroid manometer allows the surgical team in the operating field to monitor mean pressures and to draw blood samples for gas analysis from the common, the internal, or the external carotid artery. The technique has been applied in 118 patients without related complications.

(Arch Surg 111:1036-1037, 1976)

×