cardiocentesis


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Related to cardiocentesis: cardiomalacia, cordocentesis, pericardiocentesis

cardiocentesis

(ˌkɑːdɪəʊsɛnˈtiːsɪs)
n
(Surgery) med surgical puncture of the heart
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cardiocentesis

Medicine. the surgical puncture or incision of the heart. Also called cardiopuncture.
See also: Heart
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car·di·o·cen·te·sis

n. cardiocentesis, cardiopuntura, punción de una cavidad del corazón.
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After the end of the clinical evaluation, all animals were anesthetized with a mixture of xylazine (10 mg/kg) and ketamine (75 mg/kg) intraperitoneally and blood samples were collected by cardiocentesis, as advocated by CONCEA (2015).
After 12 weeks, the rats having been anesthetized with 10% ketamine (100 mg/kg) and 2% xylazine (10 mg/kg) underwent cardiocentesis for blood collection.
At the 14 months' time point, euthanasia was administered by C[O.sub.2] inhalation and blood collection by and exsanguination cardiocentesis, followed by a thoracotomy.
No es sensato considerar que el uso de la inyeccion intraamniotica de digoxina [8,9], la cordocentesis o cardiocentesis con administracion de cloruro de potasio [10], tienen riesgos menos elevados, sin incluir el escollo de la sedacion, analgesia o anestesia, que incluye otros farmacos no menos inocuos, como el fentanilo, vecuronio para la inmovilizacion fetal, etc.