Definitions

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  • n. The deliberate, temporary cessation of cardiac activity before heart surgery

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Paralysis of the heart muscles.
  • n. Irregular muscular contractions of the esophageal orifice of the stomach.

Etymologies

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cardio- + -plegia

Examples

  • His heart no need to say whose is flushed with cardioplegia solution.

    Change of Heart

  • After immediate perfusion with cold cardioplegia, full-thickness samples from left ventricular free wall were cleaned rapidly of all epicardial fat and snap frozen into liquid nitrogen for later protein and mRNA analysis.

    PLoS Biology: New Articles

  • - Disposable perfusion devices (custom perfusion pack and stand-alone: arterial filters, cardioplegia systems, centrifugal blood pumps, hemoconcentrators, oxygenators, reservoirs, mini-bypass circuits, and cannulae) - Capital equipment (cardiopulmonary bypass machines and centrifugal pump controllers)

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  • At the time of transplantation or donor harvest, whole hearts were removed after preservation and transported in cold cardioplegic solution (cardioplegia formula and Hartmann's solution) similar to the procedure described before at Imperial College, London

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  • The hospital closed its cardiac unit for two weeks in 2005 after one patient died and two became seriously ill after operations involving the use of Central Admixture cardioplegia.

    News for Richmond Times-Dispatch

  • Tainted Cardioplegia Maker Pays $5.5 Million for Wrongful Deaths cardioplegia, a drug used in heart bypass surgery, has agreed to settle four wrongful death lawsuits for more than $5.5 million.

    NewsInferno

  • 'No touch' dissection, antegrade-retrograde blood cardioplegia, and single aortic cross-clamp significantly reduce operative mortality of reoperative CABG

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  • That’s the same chemical we use in cardioplegia solution, which is perfused into the donor heart just prior to sewing it into the patient.

    Change of Heart

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