cardiectomy


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cardiectomy

[‚kärd·ē′ek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Excision of the cardiac end of the stomach.
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(13) There is information available regarding a PT for a patient in the ICU with a biventricular assist device, (14) but that device did not require cardiectomy for implantation, which changes how a patient can be monitored during care.
Cardiectomy in total artificial heart (TAH) patients prevents electrocar-diography, telemetry, and native pulse rate monitoring.
Monitoring the patient is similar for TAH and LVAD with the following exceptions: Since a patient with a TAH has undergone a cardiectomy, there is no native heart rate or monitoring via telemetry.