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German to English translations [PRO] Medical - Medical: Instruments / cardiac surgery
German term or phrase:Plegiekatheter
Does anyone know what a Plegiekatheter may be?
This is from an surgery report for an infant undergoing aortic root replacement and a variety of other repairs, and is a catheter inserted after a right atriotomy:
Während der Abkühlphase wird am totalen Bypass der rechte Vorhof eröffnet und der Koronarsinus mit einem Plegiekatheter intubiert.
Prevention of retrograde cardioplegia catheter displacement.
The most frequent catheter-related complication of retrograde cardioplegia, in
our experience, has b...