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Meaning of OPEN-HEART SURGERY

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  heart surgery in which the rib cage is spread open and surgery to fix a heart valve or repair a coronary artery is performed while the heart is stopped and blood is detoured through a heart-lung machine
 
 See Also: CABG, coronary artery bypass graft, coronary bypass, coronary bypass surgery, heart surgery

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Opening the heart to operate on its structures. See Cardiopulmonary bypass.
 

 

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