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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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1 and Table 1 were from 2 separate human cardiac biopsy samples.
A 16-year-old male underwent a cardiac biopsy as part of routine post-transplant surveillance, with anaesthesia including nitrous oxide/oxygen/sevoflurane, fentanyl 1.0 [micro]g/kg and vecuronium.
During my tenure of this post, I introduced exercise stress tests, M-Mode, 2-D, Doppler and color flow echocardiography, 24- hour electrocardiography, nuclear cardiology, cardiac pacing, cardiac electrophysiology, cardiac biopsy, coronary angioplasty, endocardial ablation, and implantation of cardiac defibrillators.
In the case of our patient, multiple invasive and non-invasive diagnostic modalities were used, including two-dimensional echocardiography, tissue Doppler echocardiography, cardiac catheterisation, computed tomography (CT) chest scan and cardiac biopsy. There were elements of both restrictive and constrictive disease in these investigations which made treatment options difficult to choose from.