left heart bypass

left heart bypass
diversion of the flow of blood from the pulmonary veins directly to the aorta, avoiding the left atrium and the left ventricle.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Нужен реферат?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Heart failure — Classification and external resources The major signs and symptoms of heart failure. ICD 10 I5 …   Wikipedia

  • Bypass — An operation in which a surgeon creates a new tubular pathway for the movement of fluids and/or other substances in the body. * * * 1. A shunt or auxiliary flow. 2. To create new flow from one structure to another through a diversionary channel.… …   Medical dictionary

  • bypass — 01. The new highway [bypasses] the little town and makes the trip much faster. 02. Former President Bill Clinton had to have heart [bypass] surgery due to blockages in some arteries. 03. An investigation has found that the accident occurred… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • Heart transplantation — or cardiac transplantation, is a surgical transplant procedure performed on patients with end stage heart failure or severe coronary artery disease. The most common procedure is to take a working heart from a recently deceased organ donor… …   Wikipedia

  • Heart valve repair — Intervention ICD 9 CM 35.0 35.2 Heart valve repair is a surgical technique used to fix defects in …   Wikipedia

  • Coronary artery bypass surgery — Heart bypass redirects here. For the technique to take over the function of the heart and lungs during surgery, see Cardiopulmonary bypass. Coronary artery bypass surgery Intervention Early in a coronary artery bypass sur …   Wikipedia

  • heart attack — Pathol. damage to an area of heart muscle that is deprived of oxygen, usually due to blockage of a diseased coronary artery, typically accompanied by chest pain radiating down one or both arms, the severity of the attack varying with the extent… …   Universalium

  • Heart transplant — A surgical procedure in which a diseased heart is replaced with a healthy heart from a deceased person. The world’s first heart transplant was done on December 3, 1967 by South African surgeon Christiaan Bernard (1922 2001). The recipient… …   Medical dictionary

  • Artificial heart — This article is about the mechanical device. For the album, see Artificial Heart (album). The SynCardia temporary CardioWest Total Artificial Heart …   Wikipedia

  • Koronararterien-Bypass — Bypass Operation Der Koronararterien Bypass ist eine Blutgefäßbrücke, die durch Umgehung (engl. bypass ) einer Verengung oder eines Verschlusses einer Koronararterie die Durchblutung des nachgeschalteten Gefäßabschnitts sicherstellen soll.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”