cardiotomy


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cardiotomy

 [kahr″de-ot´ah-me]
1. surgical incision of the heart.
2. surgical incision into the cardia.

car·di·ot·o·my

(kar'dē-ot'ō-mē),
1. Incision of a heart wall.
2. Incision of the cardiac part of the stomach.
[cardio- + G. tomē, incision]

cardiotomy

(kär′dē-ŏt′ə-mē)
n.
1. Surgical incision of the heart wall.
2. Surgical incision of the cardiac end of the stomach.

car·di·ot·o·my

(kahr'dē-ot'ŏ-mē)
1. Incision of a heart wall.
2. Incision of the cardiac part of the stomach.
[cardio- + G. tomē, incision]

cardiotomy

Cutting into the heart or into the CARDIA of the stomach.
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Bartlett, "Effect of air exposure and suction on blood cell activation and hemolysis in an in vitro cardiotomy suction model," ASAIO Journal, vol.
A difference of 100 IU was usually observed between these 2 values depicting constant heparin consumption by the cardiotomy reservoir.
Cardiotomy is the "surgical incision of the heart for repair of cardiac defects." Id.
Using this method all the shed blood, including that removed by the cardiotomy sucker, is returned to the cell saver.
It occurs in 0.1% of patients after cardiotomy, in 2-3% of patients undergoing heart transplantation, and in 10-20% of patients needing LV assist device insertion [23].
All the patients' ECC system consisted of a cardiotomy reservoir, a tubing set, a hollow fiber membrane oxygenator, and a 40 [micro]m arterial line filter.
In a small series of patients post cardiotomy RQ ranged from 0.75 to 0.79 (21).
A standard cardiopulmonary by-pass technique (roller pump, membrane oxygenator, and cardiotomy reservoir) with moderate systemic hypothermia (core temperature, 30-32 [degrees]C) was used in all patients.
This system consists of a cardiotomy reservoir (from cardiopulmonary bypass circuit), with tubing exiting the reservoir to a roller pump.