cardiotomy


Also found in: Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Translations

car·di·ot·o·my

n. cardiotomía, incisión de la pared del corazón.
References in periodicals archive ?
All VA patients were post cardiotomy with inability to come off cardiopulmonary bypass.
Then, a cardiotomy was carried out with cardiopulmonary bypass.
Dr Valiathan, who was the Director of Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology in Thiruvananthapuram for 20 years, has contributed immensely to the development of medical technology by developing indigenous prosthetic valves and a series of disposable devices such as blood bag, oxygenator and cardiotomy reservoir, and vascular graft which are now in commercial production.
Mini-CPB bypass was developed in adult heart surgery in an attempt to reduce contact activation, air fluid interface, and cell damage by cardiotomy suction and haemodilution.
The paediatric cardiotomy reservoir was used as the pre-oxygenator bladder, a hollow fiber oxygenator (MEDOS HILITE 1000, GISH biomedical INC.
73) "To date, tens of thousands of procedures including general (74), urologic (75), gynecologic (76), thoracoscopic (77), and thoracoscopically-assisted cardiotomy (78) procedures have been performed using the da Vinci Surgical System.
The process will eventually be used for larger medical devices and parts, such as like chest drainage cavities or the cardiotomy reservoirs used during open-heart surgery, according to Branson regional manager Joe Belanger.
3 The cause is idiopathic in the majority of cases, and in some cases, it includes acute pericarditis, infection, malig-nancy, radiation, rheumatoid disease, trauma, and previous cardiotomy.
The cell saver was used to recover red cells not recovered by the cardiotomy sucker.
General surgery and thoracoscopic and thoracoscopically assisted cardiotomy procedures are increasing as well.