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Descriptor English: Heart Bypass, Left
Descriptor Spanish: Puente Cardíaco Izquierdo
Descriptor Portuguese: Derivação Cardíaca Esquerda
Descriptor French: Dérivation cardiaque gauche
Entry term(s): Bypass, Left Heart
Bypasses, Left Heart
Heart Bypasses, Left
Left Heart Bypass
Left Heart Bypasses
Tree number(s): E04.292.465
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018611
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.
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
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Public MeSH Note: 95
History Note: 95
DeCS ID: 32207
Unique ID: D018611
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Date Established: 1995/01/01
Date of Entry: 1994/02/28
Heart Bypass, Left - Preferred
Concept UI M0027893
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.
Preferred term Heart Bypass, Left
Entry term(s) Bypass, Left Heart
Bypasses, Left Heart
Heart Bypasses, Left
Left Heart Bypass
Left Heart Bypasses



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