cardiomyopexy

cardiomyopexy

An obsolete technique for increasing the collateral circulation to the myocardium, in which a pedicle of muscle was sewn to the epicardium.
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cardiomyopexy

(kăr′dē-ō-mī′ō-pĕk″sē) [″ + ″ + pexis, fixation]
Surgical fixation of a vascular tissue such as pectoral muscle to the cardiac muscle and pericardium to improve blood supply to the myocardium.
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