cardiopulmonary bypass

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cardiopulmonary bypass

[¦kärd·ē·ō′pu̇l·mə‚ner·ē ′bī·pas]
(medicine)
A surgical technique for avoiding circulation of the blood through the heart and lungs by directing the flow from the entrance of the right atrium, conditioning it by mechanical means, and reentering it at the aorta.
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Progressive cardiac fibrosis interferes with the cardiac pump function and increases the risk of death.
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These two contracts continue this tradition, utilizing different but exciting cutting edge therapies for the treatment of patients with poor cardiac pump function.
Director of the Innovative Ventricular Assist System (IVAS) Program at Cleveland Clinic, who will discuss the state-of-the-art cardiac pump for use in patients with terminal heart failure that was developed at Cleveland Clinic.