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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October 29 (ANI): Open heart surgery is a surgical procedure to treat certain types of heart diseases.
RAF said that it had recently sent a medical convoy to Kazakhstan, which conducted 32 open heart surgery and catheterisation at the Heart Surgery Hospital for children at the scientific medical centre in the Kazakh capital, Astana at a cost of nearly half a million Qatari riyals with the support of Qatari philanthropists.
Both primers in their separate messages expressed their wishes for early and speedy recovery of the prime minister, who underwent open heart surgery in a hospital in London.
ISLAMABAD -- Minister for Defence, Water and Power Khawaja Mohammad Asif Friday said that Prime Minister Mohammad Nawaz Sharif will undergo open heart surgery on Tuesday.
During the five-day open heart surgery workshop conducted from October 17-22 at Dubai Hospital, 40 children, including Emiratis and expatriates, from the age of two-12 were operated upon for various heart ailments as part of the Nabadat imitative.
A heart surgery was performed on a two-month-old baby with four defects in the heart, according to doctors from Dubai Health Authority (DHA).
YORKSHIRE celebrities are backing a fundraising campaign for the region's children's heart surgery unit.
RAWALPINDI -- Heart surgery department for children will start functioning in the next two months in Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology (RIC).
He found that during the first year, patients who underwent carotid stenting followed later by open heart surgery had about the same reduced risk of death.
HEALTH Secretary Jeremy Hunt has been urged to "get a grip" on the reorganisation of children's heart surgery services after a series of delays has prevented the implementation of life-saving changes in the North East.
TURKISH CYPRIOT leader Dervis Eroglu is convalescing after having undergone successful heart surgery in Ankara, aides said yesterday.
Summary: Sanaa, May 24, 2010, SPA -- The Saudi medical team continued today its activities by conducting two heart surgeries at the Sanaa-based Saud-German Hospital within the framework of the heart surgery program organized by the International Islamic Relief Organization (IIRO).