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Open heart surgery

Introduction: Open heart surgery

Description of Open heart surgery

Open heart surgery: heart surgery in which the rib cage is spread open and surgery to fix a heart valve or repair a coronary artery is performed while the heart is stopped and blood is detoured through a heart-lung machine.
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Hierarchical classifications of Open heart surgery

The following list attempts to classify Open heart surgery into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • heart surgery
  • operation,surgery,surgical operation,surgical procedure,surgical process
  • medical procedure
  • procedure,process
  • activity
  • act,human action,human activity

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