Traditionally, the surgery is done while the patient is hooked up to a heart-lung machine which takes over the job of circulating blood while the beating heart is stopped.
What does HLM stand for?
HLM stands for Heart-Lung Machine
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Samples in periodicals archive:
The Tokyo High Court on March 27 upheld the acquittal of 45-year-old Kazuki Sato, who was indicted for negligence resulting in death for operating an artificial heart-lung machine inappropriately during heart surgery on Akika Hirayanagi at Tokyo Women's Medical University Hospital and causing her to develop a brain disorder and eventually die.
Byline: By STEPHEN WHITE A BOY aged seven who was close to death on a heart-lung machine has been saved by a transplant.
Unlike a normal heart operation, robotic surgery doesn't stop the heart and divert blood to a heart-lung machine.
A patient on the national heart transplant waiting list who received a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) when he could not be weaned from a heart-lung machine, has recovered sufficiently to be sent home.
This autologous blood is saved and is transfused back to the patient once the heart repair is completed and the patient is off the heart-lung machine.
Despite the promising results, the surgery remains tricky First, the anesthetized patient is put on a heart-lung machine that oxygenates his or her blood and then pumps it back into the body, Next, the surgeon isolates the lung's pulmonary artery and finds the clot.