cardioplegia


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cardioplegia

(ˌkɑːdɪəʊˈpliːdʒɪə)
n
(Medicine) med deliberate arrest of the action of the heart, as by hypothermia or the injection of chemicals, to enable complex heart surgery to be carried out
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In patients with moderate to severe aortic regurgitation, Aorta was opened and cardioplegia was given directly in coronaries by ostial cannula.
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In classical technique cardiac arrest was achieved by fibrillation followed by ante grade cardioplegia directly in coronary ostia.
Surveillance cultures of HCU water from the cardioplegia and patient circuits and airflow samples from running HCUs at [approximately equal to]2-3 m distance were gathered in monthly intervals.
It is well known that coronary surgery appeared as a surgical interference on a beating heart and then was expanded in the form of CABG, including cardiopulmonary bypass or excluding any cardioplegia, and it has been the basic surgical treatment method for patients with coronary heart diseases for over three decades [14].
Objective: To evaluate the benefits of simultaneous aortic root and vein graft cold blood cardioplegia and continuous controlled warm blood perfusion through vein grafts during proximal aortocoronary anastomosis in conventional coronary artery bypass graft surgery in patients with multi-vessel coronary artery disease.
Iron overload in paediatric cardiac surgery can result also from blood cardioplegia, ischaemia reperfusion injury, blood transfusion, or the use blood prime [40].
An aortic cross clamp was applied, and antegrade and retrograde cardioplegia was given for myocardial protection.
To reduce the adverse effects of cardioplegia and global myocardial ischemia and ameliorate the hemodynamic effects of cardiac manipulation in OPCABG, we started on-pump beating heart coronary bypass in such a group of patients since 2003 as a newly offered technique to protect the heart.
Neoton is added to cardioplegia during cardiac surgery to protect cardiac muscles and is also used to treat metabolic disorders in myocardial ischemic states.
Such surgeries are normally performed after the heart is stopped by using a special solution called cardioplegia.
Diagnosis of PLSVC is usually an incidental finding during cardiac surgery for retrograde cardioplegia, left subclavian vein cannulation for theuropathic or monitoring purposes, device implantation or cardiovascular imaging.