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  • adj. Exhibiting or characterized by cardioplegia.


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cardio- + -plegic


  • A study at four hospitals, published last year by the University of California, showed a remarkable rate of success in treating sudden cardiac arrest with an approach that involved, among other things, a "cardioplegic" blood infusion to keep the heart in a state of suspended animation.

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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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  • "Because the C-Port Flex-A system can be used to create anastomoses on a beating heart, the patient may not need cardiopulmonary bypass or cardioplegic arrest of the heart, which can be associated with adverse outcomes."

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