What is open-heart surgery?explain.

Asked by architsrivastava02 | 16th Feb, 2010, 05:19: PM

Expert Answer:

Dear Archit,

Open heart surgery is any surgery where the chest is opened and surgery is performed on the heart muscle, valves, arteries, or other heart structures. The term "open" refers to the chest, not the heart itself. The heart may or may not be opened, depending on the type of surgery.

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Answered by  | 16th Feb, 2010, 05:44: PM

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