Definition of Cardioplegia

Reviewed on 3/29/2021

Cardioplegia: Paralysis of the heart, as may be done electively in stopping the heart during cardiac surgery. Cardioplegia may be done using chemicals, cold (cryocardioplegia), or electrical stimulation.

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In the U.S., 1 in every 4 deaths is caused by heart disease. See Answer

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