aortotomy


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Related to aortotomy: aortoplasty, aortorrhaphy

aortotomy

Surgery to cut open the aorta.
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BioGlue is now indicated for adhesion and support of hemostasis for aortotomy closure sites, suture/anastomosis sites (including aortic dissection and anastomosis sites with a use of a prosthetic graft), and suture sites on the heart.
Bickell WH, Bruttig SP, Millnamow GA, et al The detrimental effects of intravenous crystalloid after aortotomy in swine.
Aortotomy revealed typical ochronotic pigmentation of a severely calcified aortic valve and aortic intima.
The RDH bandage: hemostasis and survival in a lethal aortotomy hemorrhage model.
System does not enlarge or expand the aortotomy during coupler deployment,
The title of the abstract, "A Novel Biologic Hemostatic Dressing (BHD) Stops Arterial Hemorrhage And Provides Long Term Hemostasis In A Survival Model Of Aortotomy In Swine," is authored by, Bijan S.
An abnormal localization or an accessory origin of the coronary orifices may disturb performing an aortotomy incision for aortic valve exposure, preparing a coronary button in root replacement, direct delivery of cardioplegia through the coronary orifices, and approaches for aortic root enlargement.