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Cardiovascular Surgery

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Heart Lung Transplantation

Heart-lung transplantation is the replacement of the native diseased heart and lungs by transplant of donor heart and lungs. Purpose
Heart-lung transplantation is required when blood ventilation (air exchange) is inhibited. Inhibited oxygen and carbon dioxide transfer prevents the delivery of oxygen to the tissue and results in carbon dioxide levels in the blood that are …

Heart Surgery Catheterization Procedures

Heart Surgery Catheterization Procedures
Balloon atrial septostomy and balloon valvuloplasty are cardiac catheterization procedures. Cardiac catheterization procedures can save the lives of critically ill neonates and, in some cases, eliminate or delay more invasive surgical procedures.
It is expected that catheterization procedures will continue to replace more types of surgery for congenital heart defects in the …

Maze Procedure For Atrial Fibrillation

Maze procedure for atrial fibrillation
Definition
The Maze procedure, also known as the Cox-Maze procedure, is a surgical treatment for chronic atrial fibrillation. The procedure restores the heart’s normal rhythm by surgically interrupting the conduction of abnormal impulses.
Purpose
When the heart beats too fast, blood no longer circulates effectively in the body. The Maze procedure …

Mechanical Circulation Support

Mechanical circulation support
Definition
Mechanical circulatory support is used to treat patients with advanced heart failure. A mechanical pump is surgically implanted to provide pulsatile or non-pulsatile flow of blood to supplement or replace the blood flow generated by the native heart. Types of circulatory support pumps include pneumatic and electromagnetic pumps. Rotary pumps are also …

Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery

Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
Definition : Minimally invasive heart surgery refers to surgery performed on the beating heart to provide coronary artery bypass grafting. This technique is often referred to suras MIDCAB, minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass; or OPCAB, off-pump CABG.
Purpose
Minimally invasive heart surgery is performed on the diseased heart to reroute blood …

Mitral Valve Repair

Mitral Valve Repair
Definition : Mitral valve repair is a surgical procedure used to improve the function of a stenotic (narrowed), prolapsed, or insufficient mitral valve of the heart.
Purpose
The mitral valve can become diseased, preventing it from adequately controlling the direction of the blood flow between the left atrium and left ventricle. It also …

Mitral Valve Replacement

Mitral Valve Replacement
Definition
Mitral valve replacement is a surgical procedure in which the diseased mitral valve of the heart is replaced by a mechanical or biological tissue valve.
Purpose
The mitral valve can become diseased, preventing it from adequately controlling the direction of the flow of blood between the left atrium and left ventricle. It …

Myocardial Resection

Myocardial resection
Definition : Myocardial resection is a surgical procedure in which a portion of the heart muscle is removed.
Purpose
Myocardial resection is done to improve the stability of the heart function or rhythm. Also known as endocardial resection, this open-heart surgery is done to destroy or remove damaged areas. These areas can generate life-threatening …

Peritoneovenous Shunt

A peritoneovenous shunt refers to the surgical insertion of a shunting tube to achieve the continuous emptying of ascitic fluid into the venous system. Ascites is a serious medical disorder characterized by the pathological accumulation of fluid in the peritoneal cavity, the smooth membrane that lines the cavity of the abdomen and surrounds the organs. Ascites …