cardiotomy


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cardiotomy

 [kahr″de-ot´ah-me]
1. surgical incision of the heart.
2. surgical incision into the cardia.

car·di·ot·o·my

(kar'dē-ot'ō-mē),
1. Incision of a heart wall.
2. Incision of the cardiac part of the stomach.
[cardio- + G. tomē, incision]

cardiotomy

/car·di·ot·o·my/ (kahr″de-ot´ah-me)
1. surgical incision of the heart.
2. surgical incision into the cardia.

cardiotomy

(kär′dē-ŏt′ə-mē)
n.
1. Surgical incision of the heart wall.
2. Surgical incision of the cardiac end of the stomach.

cardiotomy

[kär′dē·ot′əmē]
Etymology: Gk, kardia + temnein, to cut
1 an operation in which the heart is incised.
2 an operation in which the cardiac end of the stomach or cardiac orifice is incised.

car·di·ot·o·my

(kahr'dē-ot'ŏ-mē)
1. Incision of a heart wall.
2. Incision of the cardiac part of the stomach.
[cardio- + G. tomē, incision]

cardiotomy

Cutting into the heart or into the CARDIA of the stomach.

cardiotomy

1. surgical incision of the heart.
2. surgical incision into the cardia.
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Open cardiotomy for removal of migrating transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt stent combined with liver transplantation.
The substitution of cell washing for cardiotomy suction and whole blood return has been decisive, and, more recently, mini-bypass circuits are being promoted as a way to significantly reduce the priming volume and extensive blood-surface interface contributing to perioperative complications of CPB.
After cardiotomy, the parietal pericardium is not thickened.
Patients who have recovered included those suffering from cardiogenic shock resulting from myocardial infarction, myocarditis, postpartum cardiomyopathy, ventricular septal defect, refractory arrhythmias, failed heart transplants, right ventricular assistance with implantable LVAD (Left Ventricular Assist Device), and post cardiotomy cardiogenic shock (PCCS).
All animals were sacrificed under anaesthesia by cardiotomy.
Report of a case treated by open cardiotomy under simple hypothermia.
Gish offers advanced devices for the cardiopulmonary market, as evidenced by recent FDA clearance for our auto transfusion and cardiotomy reservoir products with GBS coating.
The FDA has cleared the System for use in performing many surgical procedures including general laparoscopic surgery, thoracoscopic (chest) surgery, laparoscopic radical prostatectomies, and thoracoscopically assisted cardiotomy procedures.
It offers oxygenators, cardiovascular tubing systems, arterial filters, cardiotomy reservoirs, venous reservoirs, oxygen saturation monitors, orthofuser, cardioplegia units, and critical care central venous access catheters and ports that are used during open heart surgery, as well as develops CardioPass synthetic coronary artery bypass graft to treat coronary artery disease.
Already the system has been FDA-approved for performing general laparoscopic surgery, thoracoscopic (chest) surgery, laparoscopic radical prostatectomies, and thoracoscopically assisted cardiotomy procedures.
Gish") has received FDA clearance for its auto transfusion and cardiotomy reservoir products with GBS(R) Coating for the cardiopulmonary surgery market.
To date, more than 7,000 patients worldwide have been supported with these devices for FDA approved indications such as acute myocardial infarct cardiogenic shock, myocarditis, postpartum cardiomyopathy, ventricular septal defect, refractory dysrhythmias, pulmonary embolism, cardiac trauma, failed transplants, right ventricular assistance with implantable LVAD (Left VAD), and post cardiotomy cardiogenic shock (PCCS).