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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As it turned out, high-impulse CPR is the centerpiece for exhibiting the relative contribution of cardiac pump theory by involving the localized area between the sternum and the cardiac surface where regional pleural pressure is similar to intracardiac pressures.
Most experts have assumed that the reduction in sudden cardiac death involved a beneficial effect on cardiac pump function.
Regarding your other question, it usually takes at least a week of rapid a-fib to decrease cardiac pump function.
The new PARADYM[TM] device with its sonR[TM] functionality is designed to measure and evaluate the performance of the cardiac pump, and to adapt the CRT settings to the patients' cardiac status automatically and recurrently during patients' everyday life.
First of all, I am glad to hear that despite the significant diagnosis of coronary artery disease (CAD), you have undergone bypass surgery and coronary artery stenting, and are now doing well with good cardiac pump function.