open-heart surgery


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open-heart surgery

surgical repair of the heart during which the blood circulation is often maintained mechanically
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Food and Drug Administration today approved an expanded indication for several transcatheter heart valves to include patients with severe aortic valve stenosis (a narrowing of the heart's aortic valve that restricts blood flow to aorta, the body's main artery) who are at low risk for death or major complications associated with open-heart surgery to replace the damaged valves.
In one study, 503 and 497 patients with severe aortic valve stenosis at low risk for surgical complications were randomly selected to undergo aortic valve replacement with the Sapien 3 and traditional open-heart surgery, respectively.
The team includes a consultant cardiologist, cardiologist, anaesthesiologist, intensive care consultant, perfusionist and 10 nursing staff specialised in paediatric open-heart surgery in both the operation room and intensive care unit.
Surgical risk, the risk of dying or suffering severe complications as a result of open-heart surgery, is the key factor in the excitement about these findings.
The programme aims to accelerate open-heart surgery for children who suffer from congenital heart defects.
The procedure the first in the Northeast is part of a clinical trial to replace a leaky mitral valve without open-heart surgery, according to Northwell Health.
Sidra Medicine performed the first open-heart surgery in its newly opened Heart Centre this month.
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement, or TAVR (also called TAVI, for transcatheter aortic valve implantation), currently is approved only for patients who cannot have open-heart surgery or for whom it would be risky.
Emad Bukhari successfully preformed yesterday an open-heart surgery on a young man in Mukalla City, Yemen, where the medical team changed the patient's enlarged heart valve.
Pure Energy Gary Valenciano is doing well after his open-heart surgery.
Arnie, on the mend from open-heart surgery, thanked fans for their get well messages in a 53-second video tweet.
[USA], Apr 3 (ANI): Quoting his famous 'Terminator' catchphrase, Arnold Schwarzenegger has announced he is back on Twitter after undergoing open-heart surgery last week.