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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Chandler et al., "Limitation of thrombin generation, platelet activation, and inflammation by elimination of cardiotomy suction in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting treated with heparin-bonded circuits," Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, vol.
Figure-1: Portion of ECMO circuit showing the cardiotomy reservoir (used as a substitute for bladder), membrane oxygenator with built in heat exchanger and ultrafiltration filter.
(73) "To date, tens of thousands of procedures including general (74), urologic (75), gynecologic (76), thoracoscopic (77), and thoracoscopically-assisted cardiotomy (78) procedures have been performed using the da Vinci Surgical System." (79)
The process will eventually be used for larger medical devices and parts, such as like chest drainage cavities or the cardiotomy reservoirs used during open-heart surgery, according to Branson regional manager Joe Belanger.
Before starting to extracorporeal circulation pancuronium 0.05 mg/kg, remifentanil 0.05 [micro]g/kg and pentothal 3 mg/kg were injected into the cardiotomy reservoir in both groups.
The cell saver was used to recover red cells not recovered by the cardiotomy sucker.
General surgery and thoracoscopic and thoracoscopically assisted cardiotomy procedures are increasing as well.
General surgery and thoraco-scopic and thoracoscopically assisted cardiotomy procedures are increasing as well.
The effect of cardiotomy suction on the brain injury marker S100B after cardiopulmonary by-pass.
"With a direct sales force, Gish will be able to sell the Vision Oxygenator in conjunction with custom tubing packs, cardioplegia systems, cardiotomy reservoirs and oxygen saturation monitors without limitation.
The strongest applications are auto transfusion filters and cardiotomy filters.
Perfusionist preference determined whether all or part of the cardiotomy blood was returned to the CPB circuit or collected in a cell-saving device for subsequent processing.