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.
Cardiorrhaphy is done using pledgeted mattress sutures.