open heart surgery: surgery performed on the opened heart while the bloodstream is diverted through a heart-lung machine. Open-heart procedures include heart valve replacements, coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgeries, and heart transplants.
Heart procedures such as coronary artery bypass graft surgery and valve replacement surgery, which require incision through the chest wall, opening of the heart chambers, and usually use of heart-lung bypass machine.
Opening the heart to operate on its structures; see Cardiopulmonary bypass
Any operation in which the heart is stopped temporarily and a machine is used to take over its function of pumping blood throughout the body.
Open heart surgery is performed on the heart while the bloodstream is diverted through a heart/lung machine. The surgery includes heart valve replacements, coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgeries, heart transplants and other open heart procedures.
surgery performed on the open heart while the blood flow is diverted through the heart lung machine.
A type of heart surgery that transplants a section of a vessel from another part of the body (usually from the leg or breast) to make a detour around a blockage in a coronary artery. The patient is placed on a heart-lung bypass machine that lets the surgeon work on the non-beating heart. Also called coronary artery bypass graft (CABG).
when the heart's protective sac is opened and a heart-lung machine takes over circulation
surgery that involves opening the chest and operating on the heart.
Surgery in which the chest is opened and surgery is performed on the heart. The term "open" refers to the chest, not to the heart itself. The heart may or may not be opened depending on the particular type of surgery.
an operation in which the chest and heart are opened surgically while a heart-lung machine perform the function of the heart.
Opening the chest wall and sternum to operate on the heart or its structures while the bloodstream is diverted through a heart-lung bypass machine.
surgery that involves opening the chest and heart while a heart-lung machine performs for the heart.