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.
13) Senduran and colleagues (14) provide details of PT treatment for a patient POD one, but in that case the patient had a biventricular assist device, which does not require cardiectomy and is therefore different than a TAH.
Documentation regarding the medication adjustment was not clear; however for purposes of comparison, as a result of the cardiectomy and TAH implantation, medications need to be directed peripherally as opposed to patients who receive LVAD may still receive centrally acting cardiovascular agents such as positive inotropes.