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Cardiomyoplasty MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Cardiomyoplasty
Tree Number(s)
E04.100.376.125
E04.928.220.220
Unique ID
D018421
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018421
Annotation
a technique in heart surg using autol skeletal muscle
Scope Note
An operation that uses stimulated latissimus dorsi muscle (SKELETAL MUSCLE VENTRICLE) to assist cardiac function. The latissimus dorsi muscle is mobilized from the chest wall and moved into the thorax through the bed of the resected 2nd or 3rd rib. The muscle is then wrapped around the left and right ventricles and stimulated to contract during cardiac systole by means of an implanted burst-stimulator. (Stedman, 26th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Cardiomyoplasty, Dynamic
Dynamic Cardiomyoplasty
NLM Classification #
WG 169
Previous Indexing
Heart Surgery (1987-1994)
See Also
Skeletal Muscle Ventricle
Public MeSH Note
95
History Note
95
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/06/03
Revision Date
1997/06/20
Cardiomyoplasty Preferred
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