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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This helps reduce the oxygen needed and the metabolic rate, ensuring that the body is protected during the total circulatory arrest. The replacement of the dissected ascending aorta with a Dacron graft was done in 20 minutes to avoid brain injury during the procedure.
The invasive monitoring included a pulmonary artery catheter and an arterial line, preferably femoral, to avoid underestimating as described in the values measured in the radial artery following circulatory arrest with profound hypothermia.
In a written statement lead author Dr Jens Dreier of Universitatsmedizin Berlin said: 'After circulatory arrest, spreading depolarization marks the loss of stored electrochemical energy in brain cells and the onset of toxic processes that eventually lead to death.
Traditional methods may require re-intervention in some cases, where this model eliminates them and provides shorter cardiopulmonary bypass time, circulatory arrest time and fewer residual lesions.
The distal anastomosis of the supracoronary ascending aorta replacement (34 mm AlboGraft, LeMaitre Vascular) was performed in deep hypothermic circulatory arrest (24[degrees]C).
Furthermore, whereas most of previous reports showed impaired CBF, supporting a premature assessment of CBF prior to cerebral circulatory arrest [9-11], in our study, CTA showed preserved perfusion in both proximal and distal arteries and no sign of evolution toward cerebral circulatory arrest was observed.
Open repair under extracorporeal cardiopulmonary bypass and hypothermic circulatory arrest from cardiothoracic surgeons was the second option but the patient unexpectedly denied fearing perioperative complications.
Objective: To compare intraosseous pentobarbital treatment (IPT) and thoracic compression (TC) on time to circulatory arrest and an isoelectric electroencephalogram (EEG) in anesthetized passerine birds.
Conventional surgical repair with cardiopulmonary bypass and deep hypothermic circulatory arrest is associated with high risk of mortality.[sup][1] Thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) with associated techniques to reconstruct all supra-aortic branches is still controversial.[sup][2],[3] Herein, we reported a new endovascular method.
Aadhi is the fifth patient in the world to survive such a surgery where doctors used a deep hypothermic circulatory arrest to reduce his body temperature to 15 degrees Celcius.
ICU stay time was significantly influenced by the following factors; age (P=0.013), EuroSCORE (P=0.017), preoperative D- dimer (P=0.006], Deep hypothermic circulatory arrest (P=0.026), postoperative stroke (P=0.016), CPB time (P=0.002), postoperative stroke (P=0.009), postoperative acute respiratory failure (P=0.041) and postoperative acute renal failure (P=0.002).
Other possibilities are endoballoon occlusion and hypothermic circulatory arrest.