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What is the medical term meaning any surgical repair of the heart?

I believe the answer you are looking for is cardioplasty. The more  specific term would depend on what part of the heart was being  repaired.There are many types of heart su (MORE)

What is the medical term meaning Surgical opening into the chest for drainage?

Thoracostomy (thoraco = thorax [chest] + os = mouth + tom = cut + y = procedure) is a procedure in which a flexible plastic chest tube is inserted through the chest wall to re (MORE)