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Table 2 Surgical details of three patients with free-floating thrombi

From: Free-floating thrombus of the aorta: 3 case reports

Case Approach Arterial cannula Venous cannula Sites of clamp Deep hypothermic circulatory arrest
1 Left posterolateral thoracotomy Left femoral artery Left femoral vein Descending aorta, aortic arch between left common carotid artery and left subclavian artery, left subclavian artery No
2 Median sternotomy Right femoral artery, right subclavian artery Right atrium Ascending aorta Yes
3 Median sternotomy Right femoral artery, right subclavian artery Right atrium Ascending aorta Yes