beating heart surgery

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Any cardiovascular procedure, often performed endoscopically, in which the heart is not stopped—e.g., coronary artery bypass grafting on a slowly contracting heart held in place by suction

beating heart surgery

Cardiology Any cardiovascular procedure, often performed endoscopically, in which the heart is not stopped. See CABG.
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In such cases we preferred complete revascularization and we preferred off pump surgery to avoid CPB related complications.
There has also been a meta-analysis of 35 propensity score studies on 123 137 patients undergoing on or off pump surgery.