cardiac

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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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It includes 137 batches grouped by categories - Acupuncture: Lot 1-4- Cardiac biopsy lot 5-10- Biopsy of soft tissue of lot 11-33- Various biopsy lot 34-38- Breast biopsy: Lot 39-41- Biopsy bone and / or marrow batch 42-49- Skin biopsy: Lot 50-52- Supplies for infusion pump or nuitrition: Lot 53-58- Diabetes Endocrinology: Lot 59-66- Digestive: Lot 67-72- Devices for electrical function tests: Lot 73-81- Other: Lot 82-95- Other drainage: Lot 96-100- Pleural drainage: Lot 101-105- Cellular and photopheresis exchange: Lot 106-112- Dentistry: Lot 113-117- Parenteral: Lot 118-124- Respiratory: Lot 125-127- Radiopharmacy: Lot 128- Transfusion, bleeding: Lot 129-137
Myocarditis has also been postulated, however the lack of evidence on cardiac biopsy, (9) and atypical MRI (8) and ECG findings, make this unlikely.
One patient in Group A died because of the right ventricular rupture and acute tamponade following cardiac biopsy for rejection surveillance.