heart surgery

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Noun1.heart surgery - any surgical procedure involving the heartheart surgery - any surgical procedure involving the heart
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
closed-heart surgery - heart surgery in which a small incision is made (the chest cavity is not opened)
open-heart surgery - heart surgery in which the rib cage is spread open, the heart is stopped and blood is detoured through a heart-lung machine while a heart valve or coronary artery is surgically repaired
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The new heart surgery service has been launched to meet the growing need for paediatric heart operations.
[USA], June 22 (ANI): The lead singer of 'Rolling Stones' Mick Jagger on Saturday gave a breathtaking performance after recovering from heart surgery.
(MPHHI) banner, launched its latest medical offering - Open Heart Surgery - in a ceremony attended by the boards of DLSMC and MPHHI, doctors, hospital staff, special guests, and the media.
He said it seems that the authority issued the letters is unaware of the operating standards of open heart surgery, it takes 4 to 6 hours to complete one surgery.
Still, caring for Jake, now age 4, exposed Gimeno to the plight of other similarly afflicted children who need heart surgery but whose cases are not high in the priorities of charity and health care organizations because of the prohibitive cost of the operation and the patient's slim chance of survival.
Damascus, SANA- For the first time in Syria and neighboring countries, a medical team at the Heart Surgery University Hospital in Damascus succeeded in performing a mitral valve replacement surgery for a 48-year-old woman.
The nucleus of this medical team are Saudi citizens who are proud of the international medical status that Saudi doctors have reached in fields such as heart surgery.
"We are excited to partner with Abbott on this opportunity to offer patients an innovative therapy for severe mitral regurgitation as an alternative to more invasive open heart surgery," Dr.
He died on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 6.05am after a heart surgery at the First Cardiology Consultants, Ikoyi, Lagos, at the age of 60.
BAHAWALPUR -- The first open heart surgery has been carried out at the newly-established cardiology complex of the Bahawal Victoria Hospital.
1 TERMINATOR star Arnold Schwarzenegger, pictured left, announced on Twitter "I'm back" after undergoing heart surgery this week.