cardiopulmonary bypass n.
A procedure to circulate and oxygenate the blood during heart surgery involving the diversion of blood from the heart and lungs through a heart-lung machine and the return of oxygenated blood to the aorta.
A procedure that circulates and oxygenates the blood while surgery is performed on the heart. With this process, blood is diverted from the heart and lungs through a heart-lung machine and oxygenated blood is returned to the aorta.
emergency procedure for reviving heart and lung function, involving special physical techniques and often the use of electrical and mechanical equipment. Abbreviation: CPR. noun an emergency measure to revive a patient whose heart has stopped beating, in which compressions applied with the hands to the patient’s chest are alternated with mouth-to-mouth respiration CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation […]
- Cardiopulmonary murmur
cardiopulmonary murmur cardiopulmonary murmur n. A murmur, synchronous with the heart’s beat but disappearing when the breath is held, due to movement of the air in a segment of lung compressed by the contracting heart.
cardiopyloric cardiopyloric car·di·o·py·lo·ric (kär’dē-ō-pī-lôr’ĭk, -pĭ-) adj. Of, relating to, or involving the cardiac and the pyloric portions of the stomach.
cardiorenal cardiorenal car·di·o·re·nal (kär’dē-ō-rē’nəl) adj. Of, relating to, or involving the heart and the kidney.