Cardiopulmonary Bypass - Glossary

Dr. Simi Paknikar
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Simi Paknikar, MD
Last Updated on May 26, 2017
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Glossary

Cardiotomy: Giving an incision on the heart is called cardiotomy.

Emboli: Embolus is a freely moving mass in the blood vessels, like thrombus, air or fat which could obstruct blood flow.

Thrombus: A blood clot.

Vena cavae: The superior and inferior vena cavae are the main veins of the body.

Aorta: Largest artery of the body.

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