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Cardiac supplies

Cardiac supplies are tools used for medical procedures relating to the heart.

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Cardiac supplies

systolic blood pressure

Medical devices; Cardiac supplies

The highest blood pressure, measured in the arteries when the heart muscle is contracting. Systole is the phase of the cardiac system where the heart contracts and ejects blood from the ventricles..

tachycardia (tachyarrhythmia)

Medical devices; Cardiac supplies

Rapid beating of the heart, usually more than 100 beats per minute.

thoracic

Medical devices; Cardiac supplies

Pertaining to the chest (thorax).

thoracotomy

Medical devices; Cardiac supplies

An incision into the chest that may be made when heart or lung surgery is performed.

thrombectomy

Medical devices; Cardiac supplies

An operation to remove a blood clot from a blood vessel.

thrombolysis

Medical devices; Cardiac supplies

The use of drugs called thrombolytic agents to dissolve (lyse) a blood clot (thrombus).

thrombus

Medical devices; Cardiac supplies

A blood clot that forms inside a blood vessel or cavity of the heart. If the blood clot breaks away, it becomes an embolus. Both a thrombus and an embolus can lead to paralysis, blindness, stroke or ...

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