extracorporeal


Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to extracorporeal: extracorporeal circulation, Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy, Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy

extracorporeal

 [ek″strah-kor-por´e-al]
located or occurring outside the body.

ex·tra·cor·po·re·al

(eks'tră-kōr-pō'rē-ăl),
Outside of, or unrelated to, the body or any anatomic "corpus."

extracorporeal

/ex·tra·cor·po·re·al/ (-kor-por´e-al) situated or occurring outside the body.

extracorporeal

(ĕk′strə-kôr-pôr′ē-əl)
adj.
Situated or occurring outside the body.

ex′tra·cor·po′re·al·ly adv.

extracorporeal

[ek′strakôr′pôr′ē·əl]
Etymology: L, extra + corpus, body
something that is outside the body, such as extracorporeal circulation in which venous blood is diverted outside the body to a heart-lung machine and returned to the body through a femoral or other artery.

extracorporeal

adjective Referring to circulation of blood that occurs outside the body–eg, via apheresis. See Apheresis.

ex·tra·cor·po·re·al

(eks'tră-kōr-pōr'ē-ăl)
Outside, or unrelated to, the body or any anatomic corpus.

extracorporeal

Outside the body.

Extracorporeal

Outside of, or unrelated to, the body.
Mentioned in: Acute Kidney Failure

ex·tra·cor·po·re·al

(eks'tră-kōr-pōr'ē-ăl)
Outside of, or unrelated to, the body or any anatomic "corpus."

extracorporeal

situated or occurring outside the body.

extracorporeal circulation
the circulation of blood outside the body, as through a hemodialyzer for removal of substances usually excreted in the urine, or through an extracorporeal circulatory support unit for carbon dioxide-oxygen exchange (see below).
extracorporeal circulatory support unit
a heart-lung machine. In animals used mainly in the investigation of cardiac prosthetic devices.
References in periodicals archive ?
Extracorporeal circulation used during heart surgery.
Removal of carbon dioxide can be done in two ways, either with VV-ECMO or with the arteriovenous pumpless extracorporeal lung assist (PECLA) system.
Here researchers from a wide range of medical specialties discuss the history, technical aspects, and mechanisms of extracorporeal photopheresis and its application in these cases and in cutaneous T cell lymphoma and scleroderma and other skin diseases.
Various extracorporeal techniques are becoming available and some are being investigated.
MAQUET Cardiopulmonary, a business unit of MAQUET Cardiovascular and a leader in extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) and extracorporeal life support (ECLS) systems, today announced that they have signed an agreement with Avalon Laboratories to acquire its Avalon Elite[sup.
Food and Drug Administration for simultaneous venous drainage and reinfusion of blood via the internal jugular vein during extracorporeal life support procedures.
Supraventricular tachycardia associated with extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy.
Participants were randomised to receive either radial extracorporeal shockwave treatment (one session weekly for four to six weeks) or supervised exercises (two 45 minute sessions weekly for up to 12 weeks).
We would like to share our experience with this patient and her disease, our theory on the cause of the problem and how we are able to provide her dialysis treatments and minimize extracorporeal clotting.
Unfortunately, the bladder stones were not analyzed after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy treatment.
Carrascal and her associates administered the PASAT to 132 patients before and after cardiac surgery with extracorporeal circulation; 60 (45.
New, a New York researcher has devised a novel approach called extracorporeal photopheresis, which involves treating blood outside the body with a drug activated by light.

Full browser ?