Open-heart-surgery meaning

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Surgery in which the thoracic cavity is opened to expose the heart and the blood is recirculated and oxygenated by a heart-lung machine.
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Surgery involving some type of repair directly to the exposed heart or coronary arteries, etc., during which the blood is diverted, circulated, and oxygenated by mechanical means.
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Surgery in which the thoracic cavity is opened to expose the heart and the blood is recirculated and oxygenated by a heart-lung machine.
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Surgery in which the thoracic cavity is opened to expose the heart and the blood is recirculated and oxygenated by a heart-lung machine.
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