cardiopulmonary bypass

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cardiopulmonary bypass

n.
A procedure to circulate and oxygenate the blood while surgery is performed on the heart. It involves the diversion of blood from the heart and lungs through a heart-lung machine and the return of oxygenated blood to the aorta.
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Regarding your other question, it usually takes at least a week of rapid AF to decrease cardiac pump function.
Today, the center is crowned with several medical achievements in curative services, including performing an interventional cardiac catheterization surgery, which was the first of its kind throughout the Kingdom, to transplant a cardiac pump for a patient suffering from severe narrowness in sensitive parts of coronary arteries.
Discouraged by the deaths of the succeeding four patients, Gibbon abandoned all further attempts at cardiac pump surgery.
In order to perform the first total cardiopulmonary bypass, Dagher worked with technicians in the medical machine shop to build an extracorporeal cardiac pump from scratch.
Investigations into the controlling factors for cardiac output derived from chest compressions produced 2 theories involving different biomechanics: the cardiac pump theory and the thoracic pump theory.