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Heart Bypass, Left MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Heart Bypass, Left
Tree Number(s)
E04.292.465
Unique ID
D018611
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018611
Annotation
temporary, a form of extracorp circ diverting blood from left atrium: differentiate from HEART BYPASS, RIGHT, a permanent form of heart surg, & from CARDIOPULMONARY BYPASS, another type of extracorp circ diverting blood from right atrium
Scope Note
Diversion of the flow of blood from the pulmonary veins directly to the aorta, avoiding the left atrium and the left ventricle (Dorland, 27th ed). This is a temporary procedure usually performed to assist other surgical procedures.
Entry Term(s)
Bypass, Left Heart
Left Heart Bypass
NLM Classification #
WG 168.5
Public MeSH Note
95
History Note
95
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/02/28
Heart Bypass, Left Preferred
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