open-heart surgery

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o·pen-heart surgery

Surgery in which the thoracic cavity is opened to expose the heart and the blood is recirculated and oxygenated by a heart-lung machine.
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open-heart surgery

(Surgery) surgical repair of the heart during which the blood circulation is often maintained mechanically
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o′pen-heart′ sur`gery

surgery performed on the exposed heart with the aid of a heart-lung machine.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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
heart surgery - any surgical procedure involving the heart
CABG, coronary artery bypass graft, coronary bypass, coronary bypass surgery - open-heart surgery in which the rib cage is opened and a section of a blood vessel is grafted from the aorta to the coronary artery to bypass the blocked section of the coronary artery and improve the blood supply to the heart
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open-heart surgery

[ˌ] Ncirugía f a corazón abierto
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ENPNewswire-August 19, 2019--FDA expands indication for several transcatheter heart valves to patients at low risk for death or major complications associated with open-heart surgery
Previously, the transcatheter valves, which include Sapien 3, Sapien 3 Ultra, CoreValve Evolut R, and CoreValve Evolut PRO, were indicated only for patients at intermediate or higher risk for death or major complications during open-heart surgery. According to the FDA, although open-heart surgery has been the standard of care for aortic valve replacement, inserting a transcatheter heart valve is less invasive and requires a smaller incision and shorter recovery time.
WAZIRABAD -- Wazirabad Institute of Cardiology (WIC) has introduced urgent service of Open-heart Surgery and Angiography on payment of urgent charges of Rs100,000 and Rs72,500 for each operation respectively in addition to medicine cost.
Sharjah: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has launched a Paediatric Open-Heart Surgery service at Al Qassimi Hospital for Women and Children in Sharjah.
The days of open-heart surgery to treat aortic valve stenosis may be limited, according to two ground-breaking studies presented at the 2019 American College of Cardiology (ACC) Annual Scientific Session.
Medtronic announced first-ever clinical data from the landmark Evolut Low Risk Trial comparing the minimally invasive Evolut transcatheter aortic valve replacement system to the gold standard of open-heart surgery in characteristically younger, healthier aortic stenosis patients.
They worked tirelessly from dawn to dusk and used four operation theatres to help treat the children under a scheme called Accelerating Open-Heart Surgery for Children at the Royal Hospital's National Heart Centre.
Then, just eight days later, little Alba was back in Alder Hey for a crucial nine hour open-heart surgery to switch and correct the valves.
A patient at Southside Hospital in Bay Shore managed to avoid open-heart surgery thanks to a new advancement known as the Abbott's Tendyne Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement system.
The first open-heart surgery being conducted at Sidra Medicine
28, 2013, my older brother, Perry Cimons, then 76 and a retired pharmacist from Yonkers, New York, underwent open-heart surgery to replace his deteriorating aortic valve.