closed-heart surgery


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Noun1.closed-heart surgery - heart surgery in which a small incision is made (the chest cavity is not opened)
heart surgery - any surgical procedure involving the heart
port-access coronary bypass surgery - heart surgery in which a coronary bypass is performed by the use of small instruments and tiny cameras threaded through small incisions while the heart is stopped and blood is pumped through a heart-lung machine
minimally invasive coronary bypass surgery - heart surgery in which a coronary bypass is performed on the beating heart by the use of small instruments and cameras threaded through small incisions
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Around 300 children have open heart surgery each year at LGI and a further 300 youngsters a year have closed-heart surgery or diagnostic tests.
More than 300 children have open heart surgery each year at LGI, while another 300 have closed-heart surgery or diagnostic tests.

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