hypothermic circulatory arrest

hypothermic circulatory arrest

Suspended animation Cardiovascular surgery A surgical procedure in which a heart-lung machine is used to cool the body during surgery, which ↓ BP and slows circulation to near standstill; HCA is critical in some neurosurgeries–eg, excision of aneurysms of the vertebrobasilar circulation. See Berry aneurysm.
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Conventional surgical repair with cardiopulmonary bypass and deep hypothermic circulatory arrest is associated with high risk of mortality.
Aadhi is the fifth patient in the world to survive such a surgery where doctors used a deep hypothermic circulatory arrest to reduce his body temperature to 15 degrees Celcius.
Conclusion: Age, Euro SCORE, preoperative D- dimer level, CPB time, Deep hypothermic circulatory arrest, postoperative stroke, postoperative acute respiratory failure and postoperative acute renal failure are independent risk factors of prolonged ICU stay in the patients after operation for Stanford type A acute aortic dissection.
Aadhi Thoppil Fabeer underwent deep hypothermic circulatory arrest (DHCA) so doctors could operate on him to remove a 200-gram (almost the weight of an average pomegranate) intracardiac yolk sac germ cell tumour in his heart, Indian media reported.
8 Pacemaker- induced artifact appeared after deep hypothermic circulatory arrest with propofol, remifentanil and rocuronium in cardiac surgery.
Aortic valve replacement and graft replacement of the ascending aorta using deep hypothermic circulatory arrest in a patient with myelodysplastic syndrome.
If Sally agrees to a frightening operation - hypothermic circulatory arrest - Monroe believes he can restore her old personality.
During brief hypothermic circulatory arrest lasting 7 minutes, an incision was made on the wall of the right atrium.
This has been clinically useful during potential cerebral malperfusion such as during hypothermic circulatory arrest, leading to an individual adjustment of flow (8).
There are some methods to maintain perfusion of brain, distal organs and spine (to prevent paraplegia) and to prevent proximal hypertension and ventricular afterload during clamping of thoracic aortic aneurysm above and below the involved segment (5-8), Some of these methods are deep hypothermic circulatory arrest (DHCA), passive shunts (PS) and active shunts (AS).
Cardiopulmonary bypass is first established then systemic cooling is elicited through hypothermic circulatory arrest (HCA.