Acardiac


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Related to Acardiac: TRAP sequence, Twin reversed arterial perfusion

A`car´di`ac


a.1.Without a heart; as, an acardiac fetus.
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In twin reversed arterial perfusion sequence, occlusion of the vessel in the acardiac twin can be achieved by an embolisation coil, by bipolar cautery or by laser.
Upon arrival, the patient was rushed to the Acardiac Room of the E.
Since the acardiac twin would not survive," reported the surgeons in the Massachusetts case, "the incision for separation was performed far toward her side of the fusion plane so that her tissue could be used to achieve complete closure of the ventral defect in the surviving twin.