What does open-heart surgery mean?

Definitions for open-heart surgery

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word open-heart surgery.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. open-heart surgery(noun)

    heart surgery in which the rib cage is spread open, the heart is stopped and blood is detoured through a heart-lung machine while a heart valve or coronary artery is surgically repaired


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of open-heart surgery in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of open-heart surgery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mia Gonzalez:

    We freaked out to go from thinking she had asthma to being told she needed to have open heart surgery.

  2. Meiram Bendat:

    Imagine someone going to a hospital and being told you can't get open-heart surgery in the midst of a heart attack because you haven't tried aspirin or nitroglycerin first. That's the absurdity of it, it's just a way to discourage higher levels of care that we would never tolerate in the non-psychiatric context.

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