assisted circulation


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as·sist·ed cir·cu·la·tion

application of external devices to improve pressure, flow, or both in the heart or arteries.

assisted circulation

Etymology: L, assistere, to stand, circulare, to go around
a method of treating patients with severe circulatory deficiencies by introducing a mechanical pumping system to aid the blood flow.

as·sist·ed cir·cu·la·tion

(ă-sistĕd sĭrkyū-lāshŭn)
Application of external devices to improve pressure, flow, or both in the heart or arteries.

as·sist·ed cir·cu·la·tion

(ă-sistĕd sĭrkyū-lāshŭn)
Application of external devices to improve pressure, flow, or both in the heart or arteries.