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|Noun||1.||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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