A | B |
C | D |
E | F-G |
I-L | M |
N-O | P |
R | S | T-U |
The period from the start of anesthesia to the establishment of a depth
of anesthesia adequate for a surgical procedure.
Below another structure.
Influencing the contractility of muscular tissue.
Between two structures.
Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP)
Use of a balloon attached to a catheter inserted through the femoral
artery into the descending thoracic aorta for producing alternating
inflation and deflation during diastole and systole, respectively.
Use of a prosthetic metal device to provide and maintain an enlarged
coronary lumen at the site of an obstructive atherosclerotic plaque.
Insertion of a tubular device into a canal, hollow organ, or cavity.
Deficiency of blood to a tissue or organ in the body due to obstruction or
constriction of arteries, thereby threatening the viability of that tissue
or organ. In cardiac surgery ischemia is of concern mostly with regard to
the heart (myocardial ischemia).
The upper left cardiac chamber that receives blood from the pulmonary
veins and delivers blood to the left ventricle.
LAD (Left Anterior Descending Coronary Artery)
1. On the side. 2. Farther from the median or midsagittal plane. 3. To the
LIMA (Left Internal Mammary Artery)
The space within an artery, vein, intestine, or tube.
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