cardiotomy


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cardiotomy

[‚kärd·ē·′äd·ə·mē]
(medicine)
Dissection or incision of the heart or the cardia of the stomach.
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Difficulties can be encountered as described by Te et al, whereupon open cardiotomy for TIPS removal was performed secondary to ventricular tachycardia during attempted percutaneous removal.
Cardiotomy is the "surgical incision of the heart for repair of cardiac defects.
Using this method all the shed blood, including that removed by the cardiotomy sucker, is returned to the cell saver.
Cardiac surgery without cardiotomy suction and autotransfusion reduces the postoperative systemic inflammatory response.
In contrast, of 46 patients with MS who had cardiotomy at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and had thrombus in the left atrial "body," 42 (91%) had atrial fibrillation and 4 (9%) had sinus rhythm.
A standard cardiopulmonary by-pass technique (roller pump, membrane oxygenator, and cardiotomy reservoir) with moderate systemic hypothermia (core temperature, 30-32 [degrees]C) was used in all patients.
Contract notice: Oxygenators, cardiotomy reservoirs, cardioplegia sets.
An in-line hemofilter (Terumo Cardiovascular Systems, Inc), a leukocyte-reducing arterial filter (Pall Medical, New York, NY), and a cardiotomy reservoir (Medtronic, Inc, Minneapolis, MN) were also used (Figure).
Reservoir cardiotomy 20 micron filter, with ports 1/4 and 3/8
This system consists of a cardiotomy reservoir (from cardiopulmonary bypass circuit), with tubing exiting the reservoir to a roller pump.
Although the sizing is generally not done until cardiotomy or aortotomy has been performed, the size of a substitute valve chosen should take into consideration the lean weight of the patient and the type of hemodynamic valvular lesion present and, in my view, be roughly decided on before the patient and the surgeon enter the operating room.