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Related to cardiac: cardiac cycle, cardiac arrhythmia, cardiac output

cardiac

1. of or relating to the heart
2. of or relating to the portion of the stomach connected to the oesophagus
3. a person with a heart disorder
4. Obsolete a drug that stimulates the heart muscle

cardiac

[′kärd·ē‚ak]
(anatomy)
Of, pertaining to, or situated near the heart.
Of or pertaining to the cardia of the stomach.
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Cardiac tissue extracts were obtained by homogenizing the left ventricle samples in phosphate-buffered saline (PBS; 0.
People who have a heart attack -- in which a clot, spasm or a fatty deposit blocks the heart's blood supply -- can suffer cardiac arrest at the time of the attack or later, when damage to the heart muscle disrupts the organ's electrical circuitry and leads to a ventricular arrhythmia.
Cassem and Hackett (1971) report that several males, in the cardiac care unit of the hospital in which they conducted their study, were concerned with impotence.
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These potential cardiac markers are included in Spectral's human cardiac gene bank and their expression and utility may be patented in the future.
Although "conditioned" skeletal muscle still tires more easily than its cardiac equivalent, scientists no longer see fatigue as the primary roadblock to widespread clinical application of skeletal-muscle heart assists.
At present, the cardiac primary care diagnostics segment is one of the most rapidly growing markets in the in vitro diagnostics industry, and is exhibiting enhanced focus on point-of-care testing (POCT).
COPE Health Solutions, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization, forged the partnership between LAC+USC, the American Heart Association and The Larry King Cardiac Foundation that now allows more patients requiring specialty care to receive state-of-the-art cardiac care at the medical center.
New results management capabilities, and new or enhanced 2D and 3D clinical tools help cardiac professionals to more efficiently diagnose a patienteIUs condition and subsequently make more informed decisions about the method of treatment.
LOS ANGELES -- Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG, AEX:PHI) today announced it is working with A Heart For Sports (AHFS) to conduct a cardiac screening event at Loyola Marymount University (LMU) that includes both electrocardiogram (ECG) and echocardiogram (ultrasound of the heart) exams.
Further analysis of data from the CARE-HF (Cardiac Resynchronization in Heart Failure) study presented today at the 2006 European Society of Cardiology (ESC)/World Congress of Cardiology (WCC) demonstrate that Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (CRT) significantly reduces mortality in heart failure (HF) patients.