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  • adj. Outside the heart

Etymologies

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extra- +‎ cardiac

Examples

  • Death concepts all cases accompanied with hypoxia extracardiac Causes of cardiac arrest cardiac Primary lesion of cardiac muscle leading to the progressive decline of contractility, conductivity disorders, mechanical factors

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  • They add: "These observations also raise legitimate consideration for early intervention with heart transplantation ... despite the possibility of extracardiac organ involvement in this disease."

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  • In hypovolemic, cardiogenic, and extracardiac obstructive shock, hypotension results from a decrease in cardiac output, with consequent anaerobic tissue metabolism.

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  • Aorto-ventricular tunnel is a congenital, extracardiac channel which connects the ascending aorta above the sinutubular junction to the cavity of the left, or

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  • LAMP2 cardiomyopathy (probably when left ventricular systolic dysfunction intervenes) despite the possibility of extracardiac organ involvement in this disease. "

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