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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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Not only is rheumatic heart disease a disorder of the cardiac valves, it may also affect mural endocardium, epicardium, and myocardium.
In 2012, we received a cardiac valve sample from a patient in Cayenne with Q fever endocarditis who had undergone surgery in Martinique.
I have examined at necropsy well over 1000 hearts containing 1 or more prosthetic or bioprosthetic cardiac valves.
The diagnosis of chronic Q fever was not made until after the patients had elective cardiac valve surgery for progressive valvular dysfunction.
the leader in the development of devices for the percutaneous repair of cardiac valves, announced today that the first 100 patients have been treated with the MitraClip(R) system in Europe.
The CardioWest Total Artificial Heart is a biventricular, pneumatic, pulsatile blood pump that completely replaces the patient's native ventricles and all 4 cardiac valves orthotopically," the authors explained.
INNOVATION IN INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY: CATHETER RETRIEVAL OF INFECTIVE FLORA AND MOVABLE CLOTS FROM CARDIAC VALVES AND COMPARTMENTS
the leader in the development of devices for the percutaneous repair of cardiac valves, announced today the first enrollment in the ACCESS-Europe study, a post-market observational study of the MitraClip(R) therapy in Europe.
The most frequent pathogens isolated from cardiac valves or the bloodstream of cows with endocarditis are Arcanobacterium pyogenes (up to 90% of the strains), Streptococcus sp.
We are using this structure in our work to develop improved cardiac valves and bio-synthetic artificial heart surfaces.