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a.1.Without a heart; as, an acardiac fetus.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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A antiques expert for theBBCwho "died" for 10 minutes after acardiac arrestwas brought round by a stranger who was only at the venue to enjoy its oatcakes.
"Soon we will be able to research the causes of stroke and aother inflammatory diseases such as acardiac disease and arthritis, thanks to support from Scotland," says Dr Mwapata Mipando, principal of Malawi's highly rated College of Medicine, as he showed me round the site for a new research lab.
In monochorionic twin pregnancy, two conditions that may progress to fetal hydrops are twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome and acardiac twin, also known as twin reversed arterial perfusion (TRAP) sequence.
Para la construccion del algoritmo, se realizo una busqueda de literatura en las bases de datos Hinari y Pubmed con las palabras clave: acardiac twin, conjoined twins, congenital teratoma, fetus in fetus, macerated co-twin.
ACARDIAC surgeon yesterday told an inquest how a heart valve came to be inserted into a patient the wrong way round.
Instead, Jo and Arizona intend to insert a probe and remove the acardiac twin's connection to her unborn baby.
Hecher, "Selective cord coagulation in acardiac twins," Seminars in Fetal and Neonatal Medicine, vol.
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.
Reported anomalies include midline defects, cloacal abnormalities, neural tube defects, ventral wall defects, craniofacial abnormalities, conjoined twins, and acardiac twins.
Upon arrival, the patient was rushed to the Acardiac Room of the E.R., connected to various diagnostic machines, and given Aspirin and a nitroglycerin pill.
"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."[9] If both twins had been older, capable of discussing with us their hopes and dreams for the future, it would have been much more difficult and more controversial for the doctors and parents to make the decision to sacrifice one so that the other could live.