cardiac arrest

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cardiac arrest

n.
1. Sudden cessation of heartbeat and cardiac function, resulting in the loss of effective circulation.
2. An instance of this: personnel who deal with cardiac arrests at sports events.

cardiac arrest

n
(Medicine) failure of the pumping action of the heart, resulting in loss of consciousness and absence of pulse and breathing: a medical emergency requiring immediate resuscitative treatment

car′diac arrest′


n.
abrupt cessation of heartbeat.
[1955–60]

cardiac arrest

A point at which the heart ceases to beat effectively.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cardiac arrest - absence of systolecardiac arrest - absence of systole; failure of the ventricles of the heart to contract (usually caused by ventricular fibrillation) with consequent absence of the heart beat leading to oxygen lack and eventually to death
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
Translations
Kreislaufstillstand
sydämenpysähdyssydänpysähdys
hartstilstand

cardiac arrest

cardiac arrest

n (Med) → arresto cardiaco
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The Boston Circulatory Arrest Study, for instance, showed that postoperative seizures were the most important predictor of poor neurological outcomes, such as memory and executive function, when pediatric heart patients were followed 16 years later.
Residents of Wales declared brain dead or after circulatory arrest, over the age of 18yrs, will be presumed to consent to donate organs and tissues, unless they have signed the Opt Out register.
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The Czech team has for the first time proved that hematopoietic stem cells are resistant to adverse conditions caused by the blood circulatory arrest.
After circulatory arrest in humans and primates, it takes less than 20 seconds for the EEG to become isoelectric.
This has been clinically useful during potential cerebral malperfusion such as during hypothermic circulatory arrest, leading to an individual adjustment of flow (8).
At this point, it was elected to institute full bypass and circulatory arrest.
There are some methods to maintain perfusion of brain, distal organs and spine (to prevent paraplegia) and to prevent proximal hypertension and ventricular afterload during clamping of thoracic aortic aneurysm above and below the involved segment (5-8), Some of these methods are deep hypothermic circulatory arrest (DHCA), passive shunts (PS) and active shunts (AS).
Cardiopulmonary bypass is first established then systemic cooling is elicited through hypothermic circulatory arrest (HCA.
Age, weight, male/female distribution, and CPB, clamping, and circulatory arrest durations did not differ between the 2 groups (Table 1).
Fatiguing handgrip performed at [40% of maximal voluntary contraction (MVC)] followed by circulatory arrest did not evoke an increase in CVR (P = not significant).
VIENNA -- Properly timed self-resuscitative coughing is a life-saving intervention in patients experiencing sudden circulatory arrest in out-of-hospital settings, Dr.