Why Are Ventricular Repair (Cardiorrhaphy) Procedures Performed? Center

Ventricular repair is also called cardiorrhaphy. It is a lifesaving procedure performed for cardiac (heart) trauma in the emergency room (ER). The indications for emergency thoracotomy with or without cardiorrhaphy include cardiac arrest (heart attack) in patients with penetrating chest injuries, persistent hypotension (decreased blood pressure) or signs of cardiac tamponade, and cardiac arrest in the emergency room (ER) following a blunt trauma. Read more: Why Are Ventricular Repair (Cardiorrhaphy) Procedures Performed? Article


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