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World J Transplant. Apr 24, 2018; 8(2): 38-43
Published online Apr 24, 2018. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v8.i2.38
Figure 5
Figure 5 Triangulation of the venotomy by the superior segmental vein ligature (1), pulmonary vein back wall (2) and the tip of the flap (3) results in a wide-mouthed venotomy and serves as a safeguard that allows easy insertion of the donor cuff without tearing the recipient vessel.