heart surgery

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Noun1.heart surgery - any surgical procedure involving the heartheart surgery - any surgical procedure involving the heart
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
closed-heart surgery - heart surgery in which a small incision is made (the chest cavity is not opened)
open-heart surgery - heart surgery in which the rib cage is spread open, the heart is stopped and blood is detoured through a heart-lung machine while a heart valve or coronary artery is surgically repaired
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People whose religious beliefs give them feelings of strength and comfort and who regularly participate in a social activity markedly improve their chance of surviving at least 6 months after undergoing heart surgery, according to a new study.
During the five-day open heart surgery workshop conducted from October 17-22 at Dubai Hospital, 40 children, including Emiratis and expatriates, from the age of two-12 were operated upon for various heart ailments as part of the Nabadat imitative.
A heart surgery was performed on a two-month-old baby with four defects in the heart, according to doctors from Dubai Health Authority (DHA).
YORKSHIRE celebrities are backing a fundraising campaign for the region's children's heart surgery unit.
The report provides value, in millions of US dollars, and volume (in units) and average price data (in US dollars), within market categories - Beating Heart Surgery Systems, Cardiac Ablation Devices, Cardiopulmonary Bypass Equipment and Perfusion Disposables.
RAWALPINDI -- Heart surgery department for children will start functioning in the next two months in Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology (RIC).
HEALTH Secretary Jeremy Hunt has been urged to "get a grip" on the reorganisation of children's heart surgery services after a series of delays has prevented the implementation of life-saving changes in the North East.
Syed Abdul Basir, who comes from Qila Abdullah, a remote town in Balochistan, said that he could not afford heart surgery for his ten-month daughter, who has a hole in her heart, but a peace initiative between Pakistan and India made it possible.
TURKISH CYPRIOT leader Dervis Eroglu is convalescing after having undergone successful heart surgery in Ankara, aides said yesterday.
Summary: Sanaa, May 24, 2010, SPA -- The Saudi medical team continued today its activities by conducting two heart surgeries at the Sanaa-based Saud-German Hospital within the framework of the heart surgery program organized by the International Islamic Relief Organization (IIRO).
Prominent cardiac surgeons from foreign countries are expected to travel to Kyrgyzstan to attend the international conference to mark the 50th anniversary of the first heart surgery made in Central Asia, reported the press service of the National Heart Surgery Institute.
DISRUPTION of blood sugar levels after heart surgery can endanger non-diabetic patients, research has revealed.