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Cardiac supplies

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

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ankle brachial index (ABI)

Medical devices; Cardiac supplies

A noninvasive test that expresses the ratio of blood pressure measurements in ankles to arms to screen for the presence of peripheral vascular disease.

minimally invasive surgery (MIS)

Medical devices; Cardiac supplies

Procedural techniques that limit the size of abdominal incisions by using small incisions to gain access to the surgical site.

minute ventilation

Medical devices; Cardiac supplies

The total respiratory volume over one minute. In some adaptive-rate pacemakers, sensors detect changes in minute ventilation to indicate changes in metabolic need that result in an increase or ...

mitral valve

Medical devices; Cardiac supplies

The heart valve between the left atrium and the left ventricle.


Medical devices; Cardiac supplies

The frequency of complications following a surgical procedure or treatment. Also, a disease state that requires hospitalization.

mortality rate

Medical devices; Cardiac supplies

Deaths from a given disease over a period of time, usually a year.

myocardial infarction

Medical devices; Cardiac supplies

Death of an area of heart tissue due to a blockage of blood flow to the heart muscle (myocardium). Symptoms may include nausea, shortness of breath, and pain in the chest, arm, or neck. Also called a ...

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