cardiorrhaphy


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cardiorrhaphy

 [kahr″de-or´ah-fe]
suture of the heart muscle.

car·di·or·rha·phy

(kar'dē-ōr'ă-fē),
Suture of the heart wall.
[cardio- + G. rhaphē, suture]

cardiorrhaphy

/car·di·or·rha·phy/ (kahr″de-or´ah-fe) suture of the heart muscle.

cardiorrhaphy

(kär′dē-ôr′ə-fē)
n.
The suturing of the heart wall.

cardiorrhaphy

[kär′dē·ôr′əfē]
Etymology: Gk, kardia + rhaphe, suture
an operation in which the heart muscle is sutured.

car·di·or·rha·phy

(kahr'dē-ōr'ă-fē)
Suture of the heart wall.
[cardio- + G. rhaphē, suture]

cardiorrhaphy

Stitching (suturing) the heart muscle usually to repair a traumatic wound.

cardiorrhaphy

suture of the heart muscle.
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3), (51) By the 1970s the continued advances in cardiovascular surgery and presence of trained personnel, combined with the reduction in mortality, resulted in immediate cardiorrhaphy becoming the universal treatment of choice.