open-heart surgery


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open-heart surgery

(ō′pən-härt′)
n.
Surgery in which the thoracic cavity is opened to expose the heart and the blood is recirculated and oxygenated by a heart-lung machine.

open-heart surgery

Surgery involving direct visualization and surgical procedure of the exposed heart.
See also: surgery
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Ministry of Health launches Paediatric Open-Heart Surgery service at Al Qassimi Hospital Image Credit:
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Now, six months after the operation and in support of World Heart Day - 29 September 2017 - Ahlam shares how her life has progressed and the small victories she gets to enjoy every day: "Given that I have been going to hospitals and for check-ups all my life, I was scared - thinking I would need another open-heart surgery! I was keen to try this new procedure because of the medical complications that resulted from a surgery I had as a child.
With open-heart surgery, the hospital stay is often around a week, and recovery can last a few months.
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Gil underwent open-heart surgery on August 5, thanks to which he can now lead a normal life and walk again.
BEIRUT: Iranian Ambassador to Lebanon Ghazanfar Roknabadi visited the Syrian foreign minister at the American University of Beirut Medical Center Sunday, to check up on Walid Moallem's recovery after his open-heart surgery last week.
A two-year-old boy has successfully undergone open-heart surgery at a Madinah hospital, the Ministry of Health announced here yesterday.
ABABY girl from Tyneside who underwent open-heart surgery at just 30 minutes old has been allowed home for the first time to celebrate Christmas.
Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved the first catheter-based aortic heart valve replacement without the need for open-heart surgery in the U.S.
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DAMASCUS, (SANA) -- Fist open-heart surgery on Sunday succeeded at the Children Cardiac Surgery Center, set up in cooperation between the Syrian and Italian government.